Welcome to the memorial page for

Anthony J (Tony Cal) Califano

November 24, 1962 ~ June 13, 2017 (age 54)

Anthony J. Califano, “Tony Cal”, 54, of Smithfield, passed away Tuesday June 13, 2017 at home. Born in Providence, he was the beloved son of Gaetano Califano and the late Julietta (Amoroso) Califano.

Anthony was always filled with love and laughter. He was actively involved with the Fogarty Center and worked there in various capacities for 38 years. He also delivered bread for Palmieri’s Bakery for several years. He was a longtime participant in the Special Olympics, was an avid bowler, and loved to watch baseball and soccer. He loved spending time at Cal’s Corner Restaurant and enjoyed his books and magazines.

Besides his father, he is survived by his brothers, Richard A. Califano and his wife Gina, and Stephen A. Califano and his girlfriend Jennifer Alexander; a nephew, Stephen A. Califano, Jr., and his “adopted” brother, Peter Iacobucci and his wife Francine.  He was the brother of the late Robert Califano.

A Funeral Service will be held Monday, June 19, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the Maceroni Funeral Home, 1381 Smith St., North Providence. Burial will be in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. Visiting hours Sunday 4-7 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Anthony’s memory may be made to The Fogarty Center, 220 Woonasquatucket Ave, North Providence 02911. 

Charitable donations may be made to:

Fogarty Center
220 Woonasquatucket Ave., Smithfield RI 02911

 Service Information

June 18, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Maceroni Funeral Home & Cremation Services
1381 Smith Street
North Providence, RI 02911

Funeral Service
June 19, 2017

10:00 AM
Maceroni Funeral Home & Cremation Services
1381 Smith Street
North Providence, RI 02911

June 19, 2017

11:30 AM
RI Veterans Cemetery
301 South County Trail
Exeter, RI 02917

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