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Name:   Clyde J. Calabrese            Age:  83   
Address:  Blairsville, PA       

Died:  Saturday, April 13, 2013        at UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, PA

Born:   December 23, 1929        Blairsville, PA

Father:  Carl Calabrese
Mother:  Sue (Sundry) Calabrese


Work, Clubs & Organizations:  He was a member of the SS Simon & Jude Church,
Blairsville, PA where he was a lector for over 40 years.  He served in the
US Marine Corps for two years, where he worked as a court reporter in the
legal offices at Parris Island, SC.  A 1947 graduate of Blairsville High
School, he received a bachelor of science degree in business education from
the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  He earned a master of education
degree from the University of Pittsburgh.  Clyde completed post-graduate
courses at Shippensburg University, University of Pittsburgh, Robert Morris
University and Catholic University of America, receiving certification from
a doctoral equivalency degree.  Mr. Calabrese taught business education
subjects at Derry Area Senior High School for 40 years, where he served as
Business Education Department Chairman for 22 years; he was also a
supervisor of student teachers from Indiana University of Pennsylvania for
10 years.  In 1990 he was nominated by the PA Business Education Association
for State Business Educator of the Year.  He was a member of the following
organizations:  Delta Pi Espilson, Gamma Rho Tau, Pi Omega Pi, honorary
fraternities; also PSEA, National Education Association, Pennsylvania
Business Education Association, Eastern Business Education Association,
International Society of Business Education and the Derry Area Retired

Niece - Suzanne Morgan & husband Rob, Pottstown, PA
Nephew - Thomas  Bell III & wife Barbara, Homer City, PA
Niece - Monica Bell, Blairsville, PA
Nephew - Albert "Skip" Ruda, Blairsville, PA
Great Nieces & Nephews-  Jamie Cortazzo & husband Scott
                       Katie Yancy & husband Chad
                       Andrew Bell
                       Brian Morgan & wife Shannon
                        Benjamin Morgan & wife Melissa
                        Christopher Morgan
6 Great Great Nieces & Nephews

Preceded in death by
Father - Carl Calabrese
Mother - Sue (Sundry) Calabrese
Brothers - Arthur, Roger,  John & William Calabrese
Sister - Mary Bell
Sister - Margaret Calabrese
Sister - Ida Ruda

James F. Ferguson Funeral Home, Inc., Blairsville, PA on Tuesday, April 16,
2013 from 2:00 PM   to  4:00 PM  and  7:00 PM  to  9:00 PM.  A wake service
will be held on Tuesday evening at 8:30 PM in the Funeral Home.

Funeral Mass:
SS Simon & Jude Church on  Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 10:00 AM.  Fr.
Chester J. Raimer  will officiate.  The VFW Post #5821 & the American Legion
Post #0407 will conduct military services Wednesday morning.

Interment:  SS Simon & Jude Cemetery
    Blairsville, Pennsylvania



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