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Gregory Peter Calabrese, 53, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017, surrounded by his family.

Born in Drexel Hill, Pa., Greg had a successful 29-year career with Verizon, winning many awards for his tremendous work ethic. He was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather and son. Greg loved to golf, hunt and also enjoyed spending time at the beach, fishing, boating and vacationing in the mountains.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 33 years, Jackie; sons, Andrew and Matt; five grandchildren; parents, Peter and Carole Calabrese; sister, Diane; and two nephews and a niece.

The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, April 4, at the Catholic Church of Saint Mark. A funeral Mass will follow at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Father Anthony Mpungu officiating services.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or Relay for Life.

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