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Kathleen (Kay) Mary Caligiuri
October 2, 1927-December 21, 2020
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Kathleen was born in Duluth, Minnesota. She was raised in Hibbing, Minnesota from the age of three and made many lifelong friends there.
   The family moved to Los Angeles where Kathleen graduated from UCLA and began teaching for LA city schools.        
   She and John O. Caligiuri married in 1952 and moved to Merced in 1963. Kathleen taught at Charles Wright School in Merced where she met her long time lunch bunch friends. Family gatherings and holidays were always fun times for Kathleen and she enjoyed traveling hiking, reading and being with friends.
    Kay was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, John O. Caligiuri and her parents, Earl and Jean McDonald.
   She is survived by sons, John, Jim, Jeff (Karen) and daughter, Mary, grandsons, Gabe (Tish) and Dylan, and seven great-grandchildren.
   Services held will be private. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a contribution to a charity of your choice.


Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin

Thursday, December 24, 2020