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Robert John Calleo passed into the arms of the Lord on Sunday, February 7th at Hospice of the Valley in Scottsdale, Arizona. Born in 1936 in Queens, New York, he worked with the American President’s Line, in ship refrigeration and served in the 101st Airborne, United States Army, before meeting the love of his life, Toni, and moving to the Valley of the Sun in 1963. Upon their relocation to Phoenix, he began his long career serving the Phoenix Police Department as a homicide detective and later, a polygraph examiner. After retirement from Phoenix PD, he worked for The Public Defender’s Office as well as Maricopa County, continuing in polygraph. He retired and enjoyed his time relaxing in Mexico, fishing, telling tales and enjoying his family. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Toni Calleo, daughter Barbara Ann Cavanagh, son in law Michael Cavanagh, granddaughter Kayleigh Calleo, sister Barbara Saccone, brother-in-law Charles Caminiti, nieces Jacqueline Caminiti and Anna Marie Braslow, nephews Steven Saccone and John Saccone, as well as countless friends and extended family. Bob was preceded in death by his son John Calleo, nephews Jon Michael Caminiti and Christopher Charles Caminiti, and brother-in-laws Anthony Caminiti and Sam Saccone.
A memorial Mass to honor and celebrate Robert's life will be held at Saints Simon and Jude Cathedral on Friday, February 12th at 11:00 a.m.  In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Hospice of the Valley for their incredible kindness and merciful support to Bob and his entire family.


Posted by Karthrine Bannister on February 12, 2021
Ron and Betty and I loved Bob so much we had so much fun with him when Tony was head of our Co-op they're both wonderful people were going to miss him terribly I wished I could have went to his funeral but was not told of it I love you Bob my regards to Tony my regards to Tony I love her so much
Posted by Joan Marshall on February 9, 2021
So glad you arrived in time and so sorry for your loss. Right now it feels like the emotions are overwhelming--but you will recover. You will never stop missing him but you will recover.

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Posted by Karthrine Bannister on February 12, 2021
Ron and Betty and I loved Bob so much we had so much fun with him when Tony was head of our Co-op they're both wonderful people were going to miss him terribly I wished I could have went to his funeral but was not told of it I love you Bob my regards to Tony my regards to Tony I love her so much
Posted by Joan Marshall on February 9, 2021
So glad you arrived in time and so sorry for your loss. Right now it feels like the emotions are overwhelming--but you will recover. You will never stop missing him but you will recover.
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Shared by Delia Suarez on February 8, 2021
It began at Pilar, San Carlos Mexico.. about 44 years ago... sharing summers and families gathering to enjoy life and friends
but Dad and Bob out grew a special friendship that took them to pact it in Blood 
one crazy  day but unknowing they were agreeing  our families becoming into one family by love and for ever.. for that I feel blessed and have many lovely memories of UNCLE BOB!.. such a fine gentleman.. loving husband, father, grandfather and great friend 
he will greatly missed by the Suarez!