Angela Calabria

Angela Calabria

October 10, 1918 June 25, 2020

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Obituary for Angela R. Calabria (Turrisi)

Angela R. Calabria, 101, of the Highlands at Wyomissing and formerly of Reading, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2020, at the Highlands. She was the wife of the late Joseph M. Calabria, Sr.

Born Oct. 10, 1918, in Reading, she was a daughter of the late Anthony and Concetta (Leone) Turrisi.

After attending Reading High School, Angela worked as a seamstress for Mary's Bridal Shop in Reading. She excelled in her profession, and made or altered thousands of formal dresses. She was a skilled embroiderer, and also created many home furnishings such as custom curtains or chair and pillow coverings.

She was a member of St. John Baptist de La Salle Church in Shillington.

Angela is survived by her three sons: Joseph Jr., husband of Marlene, of Boulder, Colo.; Ronald, husband of Katherine, of Sudbury, Mass.; and Mark, husband of Janice Woytek, of Valley Forge, Pa. There are four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by four siblings: Bessie Matarazzo, Grace (DiBlasi) Torcivia, Dr. Samuel Turrisi and Nicholas Turrisi.

Services and burial are private, and details will be determined at a later date. Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc., West Reading, is proud to serve the Calabria family. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to EWTN Catholic Television, 5817 Old Leeds Rd, Irondale, Ala., 35210, or via

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    Gethsemane Cemetery
    3139 Kutztown Road
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Sharon Norwell

Thanks Uncle Mark for making it such a lovely ceremony. I will smile all day!
Comment | Posted at 01:49pm via Condolence

Tammy Calabria

What a beautiful service. Nonni will live in our hearts and we will cherish our memories of our precious time with her. Love and blessings to the entire family. Love Tammy, Joseph and Marcus
Comment | Posted at 01:22pm via Condolence

Dave Voelker

Very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you Mark and Janice And Calabria family.
Comment | Posted at 11:22am via Condolence

Cindi Todd

Mark and Janice, so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. Cindi Todd
Comment | Posted at 10:42am via Condolence

Rick Sommer

Mark and Janice, I am so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.
Rick Sommer
Comment | Posted at 10:35am via Condolence

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