Italian American Police Society of New Jersey

Passing of IAPSNJ Member Samuel Calabrese


The Italian American Police Society of New Jersey regrets to announce the passing of long time member and friend Samuel A. Calabrese today.

Samuel A. Calabrese,74, of Barnegat passed December 8, 2014. Sam served in the Navy and earned his bachelor and masters degrees at William Paterson College. He retired as Captain of Police in NJ and then in FL. Sam was an FBI National Academy graduate, a past President of the NJ Narcotic Enforcement Officers Assoc. and an active member of the Italian American Police Society of New Jersey.

Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Ginny; two daughters, Michele and husband Kenneth Capobianco, Dena Katz; two grandchildren, Noah and Grace Katz; two brothers, Andrew and wife Lorraine Calabrese, Donald Calabrese and special aunt, Anna Calabrese.

Wed., Dec. 10th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at
Barnegat Funeral Home, 841 W. Bay Ave., Barnegat.
Blessing offered Thursday, 10:30 AM at funeral home. Private cremation to follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations to:
Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topika, KS 66675 or appreciated.