The Life of Thomas J Caldrone
Thomas J. Caldrone NILES – Thomas J. Caldrone, 90, died at 9:40 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010, at Hospice of the Valley, Hospice House in Poland. He was born Sept. 27, 1919 in Niles, the son of Louis and Carmela Liberatore Caldrone. He was employed as a crane operator at U.S. Steel McDonald Works for 40 years before retiring in 1980. He was a member of the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Niles and the San Felippo Neri Lodge in Niles. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, gardening, bocce and spending time with his family, especially being a caregiver to his wife, Marian. He was an U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having been stationed in Northern France. Thomas, who was a man of practicality and a good husband and father, will be deeply missed by his wife Marian Tereba Caldrone, whom he married Aug. 29, 1945; a son, Thomas J. Caldrone and his wife, Sandy of Howland; a daughter, Marilyn McCullough and her husband, Tom of Howland; and two sisters, Mary Raschilla and Clara Tricomi, both of Niles. He was preceded in death by a brother, John Caldrone and four sisters, Laura Jenwien, Rose DeSantis, Helen Flask and Angeline Rishel. Friends may call Tuesday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, with Fr. Larry Frient officiating at the Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles, where Tom will be honored for his military service by the Trumbull County American Legion Honor Guard. Burial will be at Greenhaven Cemetery. Material contributions can be made to Hospice of The Valley, Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland, OH 44514. Arrangements are being handled by the Joseph Rossi & Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Niles.