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Carmel N. “Cookie” Calo

CARMEL N. “COOKIE” CALO (nee Scicolone) age 81, beloved wife for 56 years of the late Frank Jr.; loving mother of Frank J. III (wife Ginger), Christine Herrick (husband James), Angela Kless (husband David), Vincent, JD/MBA (wife Stacey) and Gia Mooney (husband Thomas Jr); devoted grandmother of Frank J. IV and Carmen Calo, Ross, Jack (wife Alexandria) and  Gianna LaMarca, David, Carla and Niko Kless, Isla, Giacomo and Vincent Jr. Calo, Thomas III and Rese Mooney, Michael (wife Chelsi), Kennedy and Lillian Herrick  and great-grandmother of Jack Maxwell LaMarca II; cherished daughter of the late Angela (nee Bommortino) and Vincent Scicolone; dearest sister of Carmen Scicolone (wife Lydia) and Nina Prusock (husband George) and sister-in-law of Mary Rose Christian (husband Terry, dec), Joseph, Jack (wife Sara), Christopher, Bill March (wife Debbie) and the late Carol; dear aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend of many.

Carmel “Cookie” Calo was born on January 14, 1942, and passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on May 14, 2023. She grew up in the 110th and Woodland area. Cookie graduated from St. Joseph Academy, in 1960. Upon graduation, she started her journey in the salon business with her dear friend, Lucille, opening her first salon, Nina and Marie’s in her neighborhood. A few years later she married Frank and moved to Chesterland, where she raised her five children and became active in the St Anselm Church community. For several decades Cookie was dedicated to her craft. In 1993 she opened C Calo Salon and Spa in Chesterland where she helped countless clients feel more beautiful and stylish while always finding time to nurture family and friends. She was a creative fashionable woman whose unique style, always added flare to the occasion she was attending. She created a home that was welcome to anybody. Gatherings included lots of dancing to Louis Prima and delicious homemade food. She will be remembered most as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, who was strong, funny and caring. Cookie will be forever missed.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Cookie to a charity of your choice. Relatives and friends are requested to meet for the Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, May 18, 2023 at 12 NOON at St. Anselm Catholic Church 12969 Chillicothe Road Chesterland, OH 44026. Cremation following by DeJohn Crematory. Private burial following at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to THE DeJOHN FUNERAL HOME & CELEBRATIONS CENTER OF CHESTERLAND.

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