Vincent “Coolidge” Calabrese, 96, passed away peacefully with his nephew at his side on Thursday (August 3, 2017).
Family and friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. on Monday (August 7) at the Palmisano-Mull Funeral Home LLC, 28 Genesee Street, Geneva. His Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday (August 8) at St. Francis De Sales Church, Geneva. Burial will follow Mass in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Geneva.
Contributions may be made to Our Lady of Peace Parish, 130 Exchange Street, Geneva, 14456 or American Cancer Society, 1120 Goodman St. S., Rochester, NY 14620.
Coolidge was born on April 27, 1921 in Geneva, N.Y., and was the son of the late Anna (Providenti) and Joseph Calabrese. He was a member of Winnek Post 396 and Geneva VFW for 70 years. Coolidge also belonged to The Sons of Italy and Big Oak Golf Course. He was an avid bowler and golfer. Coolidge was known and loved by all that came in contact with him. He loved to tell stories of his childhood, teen years and four years of service in the Army during WWII. Coolidge will be missed by many.
Coolidge is survived by his loving nephews Patrick (Rollie) Dinan, Michael Calabrese, Bob and Frank Sarritori; loving nieces Barbara DiPillo, Cindy Barnoski, Lori and Cheryl; great-nieces and -nephews; and a host of friends, especially those at The Big Oak Golf Course.
He was predeceased by his wife, Loretta; son, Ronald Calabrese; brothers and sisters Josephine, Concette, Amelia, Michael, Mary, Rose, Sue and Lenora; nieces and nephews.