In memory of
Rayford Herman Calamari Sr.
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In memory of
Rayford Herman Calamari Sr.
Rayford Herman Calamari, Sr., passed away on Friday, February 7, 2020 at the age of 88. A native of New Orleans, Louisiana and resident of River Ridge. He was a dedicated 52 year member of the Carpenters and Piledrivers Local No. 1846 where he served as an officer of the local. In addition, he furthered his trade by instructing apprentices at the Carpenter's Apprenticeship School. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War in the 25th Infantry Division. Beloved husband of the late Catherine Mistretta Calamari. Son of the late Anthony and Lina Millet Calamari. Loving father of Maryanne Calamari Ward, Rayford H. Calamari, Jr. (Elizabeth) and Lennard C. Calamari (Christine). Brother of Barbara Calamari DiMaggio and the late Anthony Jr., Norman, Joseph and Marion Calamari. Adoring grandfather of Maria Nides, Marissa Nides and Nicholas Calamari. Great grandfather of Brycen and Colten Wattigny. Brother-in-law of Kelly Mistretta, Salvador Mistretta, Mary Dandry, Christine Lewis, Theresa Calamari, Betty Calamari and Mary Ann Calamari. Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial in the chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. in New Orleans on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. Interment will be in All Saints Mausoleum. The family invites you to share your thoughts, fond memories, and condolences online at www.lakelawnmetairie.com.
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5100 PONTCHARTRAIN BLVD
New Orleans, LA 70124
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In memory of
Rayford Herman Calamari Sr.
Rayford Herman Calamari, Sr., passed away on Friday, February 7, 2020 at the age of 88. A native of New Orleans, Louisiana and resident of River Ridge. He was a dedicated 52 year member of the Carpenters and Piledrivers Local No. 1846 where he served as an officer of the local. In addition, he furthered his trade by instructing apprentices at the Carpenter's Apprenticeship School. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War in the 25th Infantry Division. Beloved husband of the late Catherine Mistretta Calamari. Son of the late Anthony and Lina Millet Calamari. Loving father of Maryanne Calamari Ward, Rayford H. Calamari, Jr. (Elizabeth) and Lennard C. Calamari (Christine). Brother of Barbara Calamari DiMaggio and the late Anthony Jr., Norman, Joseph and Marion Calamari. Adoring grandfather of Maria Nides, Marissa Nides and Nicholas Calamari. Great grandfather of Brycen and Colten Wattigny. Brother-in-law of Kelly Mistretta, Salvador Mistretta, Mary Dandry, Christine Lewis, Theresa Calamari, Betty Calamari and Mary Ann Calamari. Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial in the chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. in New Orleans on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. Interment will be in All Saints Mausoleum. The family invites you to share your thoughts, fond memories, and condolences online at www.lakelawnmetairie.com.
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Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home
5100 PONTCHARTRAIN BLVD
New Orleans, LA 70124
Past Services ╲╱
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