Frank M. Califano
1954 - 2021
Porto Funeral Homes
234 Foxon Road
East Haven, CT 06513-2034
Frank M. Califano
May 10, 1954 - May 23, 2021
Frank M. Califano, 67, of New Haven, passed away Sunday May 23, 2021. Born in Caiazzo, Italy on May 10th, 1954, he was the son of the late Matteo and Giuseppina Califano. Frank grew up in the town of Alvignano, Province of Caserta and moved to the United States at the age of 16. Frank worked as a chef at several Italian restaurants including Café Allegre and LoMonaco's Ristorante. He is survived by his sons, Matthew and Evan, his sisters Maria and Rosa Anna, his brother Giovanni, and his cousins Angela and Tony. Frank was a devout Catholic that enjoyed cooking for his family, painting, reading, and conversing about philosophy.
Services and burial are private. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at Arrangements are in care of the PORTO FUNERAL HOME, 234 Foxon Rd. (Rte 80) East Haven. Sign Frank's guest book online at

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Published by The New Haven Register on Jun. 5, 2021.
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