Trice J. Calise

Trice J. Calise, 71, of Ridgefield, formerly of Weston, CT, died surrounded by her family on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at Danbury Hospital.

She was the wife of Frank J. Calise.

Mrs. Calise was born in Rahway, NJ, January 16, 1941, the daughter of the late Peter and Anne (Sulo) Jandrisevits.  She attended New Jersey schools and graduated from St. Elizabeth Seton College with Bachelor’s degrees in both Home Economics and Biology.

A resident of Ridgefield for the past eleven years coming from Weston, Mrs. Calise had resided in Tennessee, Florida, Virginia and New Rochelle, NY.

Mrs. Calise was a retired educator at St. Mary School, Ridgefield. She previously held jobs with American Express and the Weston School System.

As a devoted member of St. Mary Parish, Ridgefield, Mrs. Calise served as a Eucharistic Minister and Catechist.

While she enjoyed sewing, cooking, gardening, bocce and travel, her life and total joy was her family.

In addition to her husband of forty-six years, Mrs. Calise is survived by two daughters, Susanmary Janerico and her husband, Paul, and Liz Jay of Ridgefield; a son, Stephen Calise and his wife, Gennifer of Ambler, PA; two brothers, Peter Jandrisevits and his wife, Gail of Schenectady, NY and Russ Jandrisevits and his wife, Eileen of Pleasanton, CA; ten grandchildren, Nicholas, Gregory, Peter, Sergey and Valentina Janerico, Harrison and Davis Calise and Hannah, Charlie and Dylan Jay as well as several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 10:15 AM in St. Mary Church, Ridgefield with Father Peter K.  Smolik officiating.

Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Ridgefield.

The family will receive friends in the Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield on Monday, April 2, 2012 from 5 PM to 8 PM.

Contributions in Mrs. Calise’s honor and memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, Suite 159, 372 Danbury Rd., Wilton, CT 06897.


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