HELPER - Fiore "Chuck" Callor, age 92, passed away Nov. 9, 2013 at home while surrounded by his loving family.
He was one of twelve children born to Antonio Giuseppe Catona Callor and Louise Marchese in Spring Glen.
Chuck married Sophie Casella on March 11, 1942 in Preston, Idaho. They were married for 34 years before her passing on May 15, 1976.
Chuck's life revolved around his family. He loved family get-togethers, especially when he had the opportunity to cook. Chuck spent many hours fishing, hunting and gardening.
Chuck was a longtime resident of Helper who spent many years in the coal mines. He was a proud member of the United Mine Workers of America, V.F.W., D.A.V. and the American Legion. He honorably served his country in the US Army/39th Evac Hospital. He was proud of his service and took great pride in sharing his war stories. Chuck was a man of integrity and he leaves behind a legacy that will be cherished for generations.
Survived by two daughters, one son and their spouses, Leslie (John) Tallerico, Colleen Wilson, all of Helper, Jeffrey (Linda) Callor, Kaysville; brother, William "Bill" Callor, Helper; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by parents, granddaughter, Michele Tallerico Hamner; five sisters, Angie Borrell, Vera Regis, Lena Tonel, Louise Kaywood and Mary Parsons; five brothers, George, Tony, Jack, Americo and Joseph Callor.
Funeral Mass, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, 10 a.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church. Vigil service Tuesday evening 7 p.m. at the church in Helper. Family will be at the church Tuesday and Wednesday one hour prior to services. Committal service, Mt. View Cemetery, Helper. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price where friends are welcome daily and may share memories of Chuck at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net.
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