Alfred Caldo Sr.

TOTOWA -Alfred J. "Al" Caldo Sr., 79, of Totowa, died Feb. 10, 2014.

Alfred was born on Aug. 21, 1934 in Paterson, to the late Anthony and Laura (Schill) Caldo. He served his country as a member of the U.S. Army from 1956-1958. Al was a driver for his entire life, retiring from Empire Transport Service in Norwood. He was an avid sports fan and Brooklyn Dodgers and N.Y. Mets fan. In his spare time, Al enjoyed annual trips to Las Vegas and Maine with his wife and especially enjoyed spending time with his growing family.

Husband of the late Winifred "Winnie" (Meyer) for 52 years. Father of Alfred J. Caldo Jr. and his wife Julie, Laura Mele and her husband Anthony, James Caldo, and Gina Buccino and her husband William. Grandfather of Kelly Fischer and her husband Raymond, Meghan and Anthony Mele, and Joseph, Anthony and Nicole Buccino. He was predeceased by sisters Blanche Carrano, Gladys Bobinksi, and Viola Naples and brothers Anthony and Robert Caldo. He is survived by many nieces and nephews.

Arrangements: Santangelo Funeral Home, Woodland Park.

Memorials: St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 (800-805-5856,

Funeral Home

Santangelo Funeral Home
635 McBride Ave. Woodland Park , NJ 07424
(973) 345-2500
Published in The Record/Herald News on Feb. 18, 2014