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Obituary of Joseph Calafiore
Joseph G. Calafiore passed away peacefully on October 6, 2018 in East Stroudsburg, PA.
Joe was born in Clifton, NJ to Concettina and Cesare Calafiore on March 18, 1929.
He was a graduate of Clifton High School. He married Helen Roberta Baker, the love of his life in 1952.
As a young man, he played baseball in high school and the minor leagues. He worked for many years as a tool maker. He was an avid fisherman, an accomplished cook, a winemaker, and loved the Yankees. "Pop" was a wonderful storyteller, a great father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
Joe is survived by his children (Joe, Dave, Maryanne, and Bob), Grandchildren (David, Michael, Joe, Christine, Kathryn, Laura, Charlie, Bobby, and Anthony) and Great-Grandchildren (Evelyn and Marie). His wife Helen predeceased him.
The family wishes to extend their heartfelt gratitude to all the staff of Spring Village at Pocono in East Stroudsburg, PA that cared for Joe with love and compassion in the last year.
Visitation will be held at Newbaker Funeral Home 200 Route 92, Blairstown, NJ on October 11, 2018 from 1pm to 3pm, and 5pm to 8pm. Funeral liturgy will be held at Newbaker Funeral Home 200 Route 94 in Blairstown NJ on October 12, 2018 at 11am. Burial will follow the services in Cedar Ridge Cemetery, Route 94, Blairstown, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be sent to: Spring Village at Pocono, 329 E. Brown Street, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 Attn: Courtney Baginski. Please make checks payable to: Spring Village at Pocono.
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