Eleanor S. (Mero) Calabrese, 94,
Eleanor S. (Mero) Calabrese, 94, of Milford, died Sunday, August 19, 2012 in her home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Joseph L. Calabrese who died in 1974. She was born in Worcester, daughter of the late Michael and Michelina (Nardella) Mero and moved to Milford in 1940. She was educated in the Shrewsbury schools.
Mrs. Calabrese retired in 1978 from the former Anthony Roberts in Milford where she was employed as a stitcher. Previously she was employed as a stitcher in a local apron factory in Framingham.
She was a communicant of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church. She enjoyed ceramics, playing cards and bingo.
She is survived by two sons Louis M. and his wife Carol (McBrine) Calabrese of Pocasset, Joseph P. Calabrese of Mendon, one daughter Corine R. and her husband Walter Arnold of Blackstone, three grandchildren, Paul and his wife Lisa DiVittorio of Hopedale, Mark and his wife Patricia DiVittorio of Grafton, Vanessa and her husband Michael DeMarinis of Hopedale, seven great-grandchildren, Ryan DiVittorio, Matthew DiVittorio, Hannah DiVittorio, McKay Calabrese all of Hopedale, Marcus, DiVittorio, Maximus DiVittorio, Olivia Bonati all of Grafton, many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by four brothers Cosmo Mero, John Mero, Leo Mero, Salvatore Mero and one sister Mary Rigiero.
The funeral will be held Friday, August 24, 2012 at 9 A.M. from the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home 46 Water St Milford Ma. A mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 A.M. in the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church 7 East Main St. in Milford. Burial will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Milford. Calling hours will be held Thursday from 4 to 8 P.M.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in her memory to the American Heart Association 20 Speen St. Framingham MA 01701or to the V.N.A. Hospice of Great Milford 37 Birch St Milford MA 01757