William Caleca

Obituary of William J. Caleca

William J. Caleca August 15, 1955 – May 10, 2021 Monroe, New York William J. Caleca, 65, passed away at his home in Monroe, NY on May 10, 2021. The son of Maria Frances (Gherardi) and the late John E. Caleca, he was born on August 15, 1955 in Teanack, NJ. William started his career in the family business, Jace Sportswear in Hackensack, NJ and continued working in the garment industry until his retirement. William is survived by his wife, June A. Caleca (Christie) at home in Monroe, NY; his son, William M. Caleca of Monroe, NY; and daughter Dana L. Caleca, also of Monroe, NY. He is also survived by his brothers, John Caleca and his wife, Debra, of Southbury, CT, Joseph Caleca and his wife, Denise of Hillsdale, NJ; and by his two sisters, Barbara Bessemer and her husband Doug of Belmar, NJ and Linda Franco and her husband Ed of Bradenburg, KY. William is also survived by his countless nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. William was pre-deceased by his brother, James Caleca. William loved the outdoors and his Harley Davidson motorcycle. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and took great pride in his gardens. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 14, 2021 from 4-8 P.M. at Smith, Seaman and Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Avenue, Monroe, NY. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Sacred Heart Church, 26 Still Road, Monroe, NY. Cremation will take place at Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope, NY. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society www.nationalmssociety.org/donate.
Friday
14
May

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, May 14, 2021
Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Homes
117 Maple Avenue
Monroe, New York, United States
Saturday
15
May

Final Resting Place

Saturday, May 15, 2021
Cedar Hill Crematory
Route 9W
Middle Hope, New York, United States
Saturday
15
May

Mass

10:00 am
Saturday, May 15, 2021
Sacred Heart Church
26 Still Road
Monroe, New York, United States
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