Delma M Caliendo, 88, a beloved child of the Lord, passed away on September 4, 2019. Delma was born in the Bronx on September 18, 1931 to the late Ralph and Vincenza DeCrescenzo. She was married for 50 years to the love of her life, the late Richard S. Caliendo. She leaves behind her sister Vera Frangipane, sons Richard (Diane), and Peter (Pauline), and daughters Christine Lent (Al) and Corine (David). She was grandmother to, Josh, Rick, Michael, Alisa, Christian and Melanie and great-grandmother to Anthony, Ella, Cody and Zachary. She was pre-deceased by her sister, Vicky Mulligan. Delma spent much of her life on Long Island in Brookhaven and retired to Whiting, New Jersey with her husband. She lived her final years in Kingston, NY. She was a housewife, a piano teacher, and an active member of St. Joseph the Worker Church in East Patchogue serving in many capacities including being a leader of a prayer group, as well as a Eucharistic Minister. Family will receive friends Tuesday, September 10, 2019 from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Tilghman Funeral Home, 52 Main Street, New Egypt, New Jersey, 08533. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, September 11, 2019 @ Assumption Church, St. Isidore Parish, 28 Monmouth Road, Wrightstown, New Jersey, 08562. Interment will take place at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown, New Jersey. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pregnancy Support Center of Ulster County, 246 Main St, Suite 9, New Paltz, NY, 12561 or the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, Community Almoner, 421 E. 155th Street, Bronx, NY 10455.
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