Thomas M. Calderone 1925-2019

NILES — Thomas M. “Tex” Calderone, 94, of Niles, passed away at 10:40 p.m. Sunday, July 14, 2019, at Assumption Village Nursing Home in North Lima.

He was born Jan. 3, 1925, in Niles, the son of Thomas and Anna DeSantis Calderone.

Thomas was a 1943 graduate of Niles McKinley High School, was employed at LTV Steel, and was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Niles and San Fellipe Neri Lodge. He enjoyed walking, sports, golf and horseracing and was a United States Navy veteran of World War II.

He will be sadly missed by his brother, Palmer Calderone and his wife, Ruby, of Columbus; his sister, Rita Scattino of Niles; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, David, Alfred, Clarence and Michael Calderone; and two sisters, Matilda Calderone and Lucille Stabile.

There are no calling hours.

Funeral services will be held 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.

Burial will be in St. Stephen Cemetery where Thomas will be honored for his military service by The Trumbull County American Legion Honor Guard.

The family would like to thank the staff of Assumption Village and Mercy Health Hospice for their compassion and care to Tom.

Arrangements are being handled by The Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.

Family and friends can light a candle, sign the guest book, and send e-mail condolences at www.josephrossifuneralhome.com.

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