Carmen M. Calleri, age 69, of 404 Valley Road, Bloomsburg, died at 6:01 a. m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021 at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital in Plains Township, Luzerne, where he was taken after having been stricken at the Wilkes Barre Scranton Airport.
Born in Berwick on December 13, 1951, he was a son of the late Carmen M. and Christine (Magrone) Calleri. He was a 1969 graduate of Berwick High School and resided in the Bloomsburg area since 1973.
Carmen was last employed by Heller’s Gas, Inc., Bloomsburg, retiring in 2012 after seven years of employment. Earlier he was a car salesman for Liberty Chevrolet-Cadillac and Independence Ford, both of Bloomsburg and the former Brown’s Chevrolet of Berwick.
He was a member of St. Columba Catholic Church where he was a Eucharistic minister and a 4th degree member of the Knight’s of Columbus. He also belonged to the Garibaldi Association of Berwick and the Montour Township Fire Co. in Rupert.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister Christina Runtagh.
Surviving is his loving wife, the former Marylouise Ozlanski, with whom he would have celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary today (Aug. 25); a son Matthew C. Calleri, and his wife Kelli of Bethlehem; two granddaughters: Evelyn Calleri and Sofia Calleri, both of Bethlehem; and a brother, John Calleri and his wife Patricia of Las Vegas, Nev.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Columba Catholic Church, 342 Iron St., Bloomsburg on Saturday at 11 a. m, by his pastor, Rev. Richard J. Mowery. Interment will follow in New Rosemont Cemetery, Espy. A visitation will be held on Friday from 6-8 p. m. at the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market St., Bloomsburg.
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