CALEFATI, ANTHONY

CALEFATI, ANTHONY. Mass for Anthony Calefati, 85, a native and lifelong resident of Jersey City, was held Sept. 12 at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Jersey City. He died at home Sept. 9. Calefati was a dispatcher at The New York Times, New York City, for 20 years, retiring in 1981. Previously, he was an insurance manager for Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., Bayonne, for 25 years. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a former Eucharistic minister at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Jersey City. Survivors include his wife, Lucille (Petrocci); six children, Theodore, Joyce Calefati Booth, Anthony, Paul, Stephen, and Barbara Tilker; a sister, Grace Kruthers; and 11 grandchildren.