February 14, 1926 - January 17, 2022
Vincent B. Calabrese, Sr., 95, of Ewing, passed away peacefully Monday, January 17, 2022 at Harmony Village at Care One, Jackson, NJ.
Born in Trenton, he was a longtime area resident, residing in Ewing Twp. for the last 45 years.He was a proud, honorably discharged United States Navy Veteran having served in WWII. Vince was the Vice President of Montclair State College, then went on to work as the Assistant Commissioner for the State of NJ, Dept. of Education before his retirement. He enjoyed gardening, cooking and was an excellent baker. Apple pie was one of his specialties. Most of all he enjoyed the time spent with his family. Vince was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend who will be missed by everyone who had the honor of knowing and loving him.
Predeceased by his parents Samuel and Mary (Castranova) Calabrese, his wife Mary (Howard) Calabrese, and his sister, Joan Phillips; he is survived by his children, daughter Linda Casto and husband Jack; sons Samuel Calabrese, Gary Calabrese and wife Ann, and Vinnie Calabrese and wife Kim; grandchildren, Christina (Jeff) Jonathan (Anna), Shea, (Kelli), Seth, Shawna (Paul), Jeanna (John), Joanna (Jason), and Juliana; many great grandchildren; as well as other relatives and dear friends.
Visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 21, 2022 at the Buklad-Merlino Yardville Memorial Home, 30 Yardville-Allentown Road, Yardville.
A prayer service will take place at 11:00 a.m. with local clergy officiating.
Entombment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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