Dr. Joseph John Califano, Ph.D
Date of Death: January 22, 2022
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Califano, Joseph, Ph.D.- It is with great sadness that the family of Joseph Califano announce his passing on January 22, 2022 in Naples, Florida. Born December 6, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York. He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Beatrice (nee Penza), his wife Marie (nee Noviello) and brother Robert. Survived by…

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Antoinette Andrews-Bush left a message on January 31, 2022:
May memories of your father bring you great comfort and joy.
Barbara Hoos left a message on January 30, 2022:
My deepest sympathy to Joe's family; Before he left for Florida he attended morning Mass at Parish of the Holy Cross as often as he could. It was good to reconnect with him there. He is surely in Heaven with his dear Marie. May they both rest in peace.
Ann McElhatton left a message on January 26, 2022:
Sending love and condolences you you and your family, Cathy.
Arthur Gianelli left a message on January 26, 2022:
It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing of Joe. He was a colleague and friend for over 50 years. To capture his extraordinary life in a few words is impossible. He was the epitome of a philosopher, a great mind, always searching for truth, an exceptional scholar, always seeking the wisdom of the past, a master educator who bestowed upon his students that wisdom coupled with his own. He was also a saint among men in this world, never missing an opportunity to help members of his family, members of his community, members of his parish, regardless of the expense and inconvenience to himself. He was a man of God, always seeking to do God's Will, a man who gave his life to his Creator. It is not often that such a man walks with us in this world, It was an honor and a privilege to have known him, to have shared conversations with him, and to have worked with him all these years. His memory will always be with me. To his children I say how fortunate you were to have him as a father and hope that memories of him grow richer as time goes on. Joe Califano was a truly remarkable man.
Balkam family left a message on January 25, 2022:
Rest in Peace Deacon Joe with your beloved Marie.
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Sabourin Family left a message on January 25, 2022:
Rest In Peace
Tina and Bernie May left a message on January 25, 2022:
So sorry fore your loss
Andrew and Kevin left a message on January 25, 2022:
Really sorry for your loss.
Steven & Winnie Lee left a message on January 25, 2022:
Peter & Joy: holding your family close in prayer during this time. Thankful for your dad’s love and legacy in your family.
Moloney Family Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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