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Anthony "Tony" Vincent Caltagirone

Anthony "Tony" Vincent Caltagirone
  • February 8, 1952 - March 23, 2020
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to
  • Respite Care Charleston
    1605 Harbor View Rd
    Charleston, SC 29412

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“May his gentle soul rest in peace. Loving thoughts to all the family. ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Dana Wilson - San Antonio, TX

“Always a bright spot in our day! He will be greatly missed. Colleen Chisholm ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: colleen chisholm - johns island, SC

“Remember Tony fondly from St. Patrick School in York and his lovely family . We are all descendents of Catolica Eraclea. Rest in peace, Tony. ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Jeff Witman - York, PA

Segway friends at Epcot “Tony's spirit, his smile and laughter, his good-natured tricks and gotchas, will live on in the memories of everyone who was lucky enough to know him...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Rick and Debbie Houck - Groveland, FL

“We will miss Tony so much with his vicarious embrace of life. So happy we had the chance to have him in our lives if even for such a short time....Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Cheryl & Calvin Plewacki - SC

“Cindy,We love you so very much and will miss Tony so much, especially his humor. How gracious you both have always been to us by letting us stay in...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Tom & Sue Fletcher - LaVernia, TX

“I am sorry for your loss. Walt passed away feb3, 2020. I remember tony when he worked for Walt at Johnson. ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Bunnye Uehlinger - Hallettsville, TX

“Cindy, I'm with you in this moment. Luciana would be too; however I'm sure she is watching over Tony. I always enjoying share our thoughts when you...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Francesco Cristadoro - TX

“dear Cindy, Fred and I are thinking of you. ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Dianne Vinson - San Antonio, TX

“My love to Tony's family. I am glad I got to laugh with him! ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Sherwin Little - CincinnTi, OH

“Cindy and Family, Our memories are of being around your table with Tony and you, eggplant Parmesan and lemon Chelo. Listening to Tony jokes and...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Mary and Henry Meade - UT

“My wife and I are thinking about you and praying for you and your family. ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Charles Robinson - Washington, DC

“I will always remember for his smile and happiness. His zest for life was contagious. Love and prayers to he family. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Carina Stewart

“Sending my love. Tony always made me feel welcome when I was at your home in Texas and in South Carolina. His sense of humor and smile was contagious! ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Cindy Mazzei - Charleston, SC

“My dear brother Tony & you just can"t imagine how hard this is for all of us right now in York, PA. in mourning with your untimely death. Your...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Vincent Caltagirone - York, PA


Anthony "Tony" Vincent Caltagirone, 68, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Cynthia "Cindy" Greer Caltagirone entered into eternal rest Monday, March 23, 2020. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date due to current health and travel restrictions. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. West Ashley Chapel.

Tony was born February 8, 1952 in Cattolica Eraclea, Sicily, son of the late Gaetano Caltagirone and Josephine Oliveri Caltagirone. He grew up in York, PA where he worked for Galt Controls as a manager and engineer for over 30 years. He was a pioneer in designing digital and microprocessor hardware and held three patents. In San Antonio, Texas, he worked for Johnson Supply. He was a member of IEEE, PMI, Christopher Columbus Italian Society, and the Sons of Italy. Tony always had a joke to share and was known for his eagerness to help others. He loved to travel with his family and friends and walk his dog, Raider.

He is survived by his wife, Cindy Caltagirone of Charleston, SC; son, Scott Caltagirone (Katie) of Fulton, MD; daughter, Kristy Serdinsky (Neil) of Cornelius, NC; step-son, Travis Pope (Chelsey) of Austin, TX; step-daughter, Leah Pope of Kansas City, MO; brother, Michael Caltagirone (Mimma); sister, Rina Leo; brother, Vince Caltagirone (Maria); sister, Maria Licatese (Steve), all of York, PA; grandchildren, Ethan and Isabella Adler of Cornelius, NC, Eleanor and Clark Caltagirone of Fulton, MD; sister-in-law, Christi Simpson (George) of Los Gattos, CA; father-in-law, Leon Greer; 16 nieces and nephews. He was loved by relatives and friends near and far.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Respite Care of Charleston (https://respitecarecharleston.org), a local non-profit serving those living with Alzheimer's. Respite Care Charleston, 1605 Harbor View Rd, Charleston, SC 29412.

The family would like to thank the staff at MUSC's Senior Care Unit and Respite Care Charleston for their kindness and compassion.