John Calligheris

Obituary of John S. Calligheris

John S. Calligheris, Jr. was born August 24, 1929 in Brooklyn, NY to Mary and John S. Calligheris, Sr.  John died in Boise, ID on October 17, 2022 at the age of 93. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, and his sister, Penelope Ann.

John served in the Navy, flying night missions during the Korean War. He was especially proud of the air support he and his pilot were able to give to soldiers in the retreat from the Chosen Reservoir. On his return from Korea, he worked on Wall Street, sold Real Estate, and then joined the NYPD.

He married and is survived by his two children, Cathleen (Jeff) Cobb of Hamilton, MT; and Michael Calligheris of Middle Island, NY.

John married Beverly J. Cable in 2003. He is survived by three stepchildren, Greg Cable of Nampa, ID; Cherie McMains of Nampa, ID; and Alisha (Mike) Miller of Wiley, CO.  He is also survived by many step grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; and many many good friends.

John loved learning, golf, hunting, fishing, and hiking. 

Graveside services will be Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Idaho State Veterans Cemetery, Boise. 

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Graveside Service

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday, October 27, 2022
Idaho State Veterans Cemetery
10100 Horseshoe Bend Rd.
Boise, Idaho, United States
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