He was the husband of Josephine (Castro) Calce, to whom he was married for 61 years.
Born in Barrington, he was the son of the late Marco and Lillie (Chellel) Calce.
Marco worked 35 years for the State of Rhode Island at the Rhode Island Veteran’s Home. He attended Barrington Public Schools.
He entered the army in 1951 and served in Korea in the 1343rd Engineer Combat Battalion.
He was a communicant of St. Elizabeth’s Church and a man of great faith.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Deborah Catalano and her husband Vincent and Cheryl Andreozzi and her husband David and grandchildren, Lisa Catalano and Robert and Alaina Andreozzi.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held in St. Elizabeth’s Church and a burial with Military Honors in North Burial Ground.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to Bristol Rescue Squad, PO Box 775 Bristol, R.I. 02809. For online condolences, www.wilbur-romano.com.