Salvatore Calderone Posted: 2019-07-08 20:10:13


Salvatore “Sal” Calderone, 89 of Huntley, died peacefully, July 8, 2019
Private family services will be held.
Salvatore was born June 5, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois the son of Sam and Rose Calderone. On December 23, 1977 he married Linda Woodall. He was an avid golfer. Sal played basketball for DePaul and for many years was a referee for the NCAA. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife, Linda, his children, Joseph and Roseann Calderone and their loving mother, Mary Calderone, his daughter, Danette (Roy) Vetter, and David Denato, his grandchildren, Laura, Christopher, Jessica, Alex and Angela, great grandchildren, John, Tigan and Ryder. He is also survived by his brother, Jim Hatch, his niece, Samantha and many other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and step-mother, Mary.
For further information please call the funeral home at 847-515-8772 or on-line condolences may be directed to

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Danette 2019-07-09 14:13:05

Anyone that knew Sal knew what a lovely person he truly was. We have been so fortunate to have had him in our lives all these years and are better people for it. He will be missed so much more than any words could possibly express.

David Denato 2019-07-11 19:46:41

Sal was the greatest man and father. I have never met anyone who didn't love Sal as soon as they met him. He had such a kind way about him. He was also one of the best salesman ever! He won many awards, and opened California for a Little Debbie snack cakes. When no one could get into the chain stores, Sal did it! Words cannot describe the kind of man Sal was. I will miss him every day of my life.