Francesca Calabro

francesca calabro

March 5, 1926 ~ April 13, 2017

Calabro, Francesca, nee:Tripodi, age 91, of Fort Lee, on Thursday April 13, 2017. Born in Pellegrina, Italy. Parishioner and Rosarian of Holy Trinity Church of Fort Lee. She had a passion for family, most important were her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Always willing to help and always prepared to feed her friends and family. Beloved wife of 67 years to Joseph. Devoted mother of Domenica Tripodi and her husband Joseph, Carmelo Calabro and his wife Suzanne, and Carmela DellAquila and her husband Patrick. Cherished Nonna of Frank, Joey, Melissa, Joseph, Anna, Anthony and Joe. Adored "Big Nonna" of Matthew, Alexandra, Nathan and Theo. Dear sister-in-law of Pasquale and Maddalena. Adored aunt of Carmela and Greg Varhol and Carmelo and Mary Calabro. The family will receive their friends on Monday 4-8 pm at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street "opposite the Fort Lee Library". The funeral will leave Tuesday at 10:00AM for the celebration of her funeral mass in Holy Trinity R C Church at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers the family requests that you follow Francesca's example and perform a random act of kindness for someone. For condolences, directions, or information (201) 944-0100 or


Funeral Service: April 18, 2017 10:30 am

Holy Trinity R C Church
2367 Lemonie Avenue
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Visitation at Funeral Home: April 17, 2017 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Frank A. Patti & Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home
327 Main Street
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Final Resting Place:

Madonna Mausoleum
2070 Hoefleys Lane
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

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  1. My heart and prayers go out to the Calabro family. Mrs Calabro will always have a special place in my heart. I will always remember her. Carmela you are truly one of a kind. You will always have a Guardian Angel wating over you. May God give you (Carmela), your Dad and the rest of the family the strength to carry on. My deepest condolences to all.

  2. Melo, Micky and Carmela – our hearts are breaking after hearing the news of the loss of your mom! It was so shocking! She is one of the most beautiful souls that ever walked the planet! Please know we are thinking of all of you and sending our love and prayers… We are so very, very sorry!

    All our love Doug, Mary and family

  3. I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. Love you Carmela

  4. Prayers go out to the Calabro Family from Heartcare Center. She was always a light of joy when she would come into the office. We loved her like one of our own, We will always remember the contagious smile and personality she brought in with her when she came for an appointment. xoxox

    Love always,
    Heartcare center ( Dr. Salerno's office)

  5. What a beautiful woman with a beautiful smile. She looks like she enjoyed her life but it is still very sad to know she has passed on. My condolences go out to the whole family.

    Annabella Curran – Unico Member

  6. Le nostre condoglianze alla Joe e la famiglia.
    Francesca era una persona amorosa. Ti penso.

    Teresa Ruggiero e famiglia.

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