Gilbert J. Calara, 88, a resident of Somerset for many years, passed away Saturday, March 27, 2021 in the Sara Brayton Nursing Center, Fall River. He was the husband of the late Jane (Willan) Calara.
Born in Fall River, a son of the late Gregorio Calara and the late Merilda (Yokel) Calara, he was a graduate of B.M.C. Durfee High School, and served in the United States Army during the Korean War, attaining the rank of Corporal. He worked for many years as a printer for the Naval Education and Training Center in Newport, RI. He was also a communicant for many years of St. Thomas More Church, Somerset.
He is survived by a niece, Patricia Bergandy and her husband Jan of Dartmouth; and grand nephew and nieces, Ben Bergandy, Maya and Olivia Bergandy. A prayer service will be held Monday, April 5, 2021 at 10 AM in the Notre Dame Cemetery Mausoleum. Relations and friends are invited to attend.
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