Santa Calles
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Obituary of Santa M. Calles

Santa (Sidari) Calles, 92, of East State Street, Albion, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on February 23, 2019. She was born on August 23, 1926 in Albion, NY to the late Fortunato and Gladys (Spada) Sidari. Santa was a life-long resident of Albion and member of Holy Family Parish – St Joseph’s Church.

Santa attended St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Albion. She married Henry Calles (New Bedford, MA) on February 23, 1952, and they raised 3 daughters. Santa was a dedicated housewife and mother. She was known and loved for her sewing, which she provided continuously for family and friends.

Santa was predeceased by her husband Henry; daughter Nadean; brothers Rocco, Frank, Leonard Sidari and her sisters Jane Ciccoline, Eleanor Irwin and Louise Felso. She is survived by her daughters Joette (Jerry) Dapore and Michele (Rich) Garrett, grandchildren Ashley Dapore and Matthew Dapore; Sister-in-law Jane Sidari, Brother-in-law Alex Felso, and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 21 West Avenue, Albion, Friday, March 1, 4:00-7:00pm. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Family Parish (St. Joseph’s Church) in Albion on Saturday, March 2, at 10:00am. Interment will be at St. Joseph’s Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St, Watertown, NY 13601, or Hospice of Orleans County, PO Box 489, Albion, NY 14411.  To share a special memory of Santa, please visit www.christophermitchell.com

Friday
1
March

Calling Hours

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, March 1, 2019
Christopher Mitchell Funeral Home - Albion
21 West Avenue
Albion, New York, United States
(585) 589-4471
Saturday
2
March

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Holy Family Parish - St. Joseph's Church
W. Park St.
Albion, New York, United States
Saturday
2
March

Interment

11:15 am - 11:25 am
Saturday, March 2, 2019
St. Joseph's Cemetery
East Ave.
Albion, New York, United States
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