February 18, 1912 – February 20, 2014
Sister Angela Joseph Caldarone, DHS, 102, a member of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit, died Thursday, February 20, 2014 in The Holy Spirit Health Care Center where she has been in residence since 1996.
Sr. Angela Joseph was born Maria Lucia Caldarone on February 18, 1912 in Waterbury, CT, the daughter of the late Joseph and Angela (DiCicco) Caldarone. She entered religious life in 1931 and made her religious profession on August 8, 1935 in the Motherhouse in St. Brieuc, France. She was then known as Sr. Angela Joseph.
During most of her religious life, Sister taught the primary grades in various localities: St. Cecilia’s, Leominster, MA; St. Louis, New Haven, CT; All Hallows, Moosup, CT; St. John, Plainfield, CT; St. Anne, Hartford, CT; St. Anne, Waterbury, CT and Assumption, Chicopee, MA. In 1991 Sr. Angela Joseph retired at the Provincial House and was admitted to Holy Spirit Health Care Center in 1996.
Survivors include one sister, Tessie Masi of Waterbury, CT., and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
Calling hours at the Provincial House Chapel, 72 Church St., Putnam, CT will be held on Sunday, February 23, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service beginning at 7:15 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday, February 24 at 11:00 a.m. in the Holy Spirit Provincial House.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Daughters of the Holy Spirit Retirement Fund, 72 Church St., Putnam, CT, 06260. The Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT has been entrusted with arrangements. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.