Wladimiro Calarese

Wladimiro Calarese

Birth
Sicilia, Italy
Death 13 Aug 2005 (aged 75)
Spring Valley, Gallia County, Ohio, USA
Burial Springboro, Warren County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 35264743 · View Source
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Wladimiro was born in Messina, Sicily to Giovanni and Rosalia Calarese. Wladimiro obtained his Ph.D. from New York University. Wladimiro worked for the American Government for 34 years, 25 of which were spent at Wright Pat Air Force base. He made many contributions to scientific research and acted as Chief Scientist at the end of his career. He published over 100 scientific publications worldwide.

Wladimiro was a four time Olympic medalist (2 bronze, 2 silver), and World Champion (gold) in sabre fencing as a representative of Italy. Wladimiro taught and coached fencing at Wright State University for many years until his health forced him to to give up his beloved sport.

Wladimiro was a beloved father, brother, husband, uncle, coach, teacher, and friend. At the time of his death, he was survived by his daughter, Mia Calarese; sister; Wanda Calarese of Rome, Italy and former wife, Barbara Dirr of West Alexandria, OH. A son, Gino Calarese, preceded him in death.CALARESE Wladimiro Age 74, of Spring Valley, passed away Saturday, August 13, 2005 at Laurelwood Assisted Living. He was born in Messina, Sicily to Giovanni and Rosalia Calarese. Wladimiro obtained his Ph.D. from New York University. Wladimiro worked for the American Government for 34 years, 25 of which were spent at Wright Pat Air Force base. He made many contributions to scientific research and acted as Chief Scientist at the end of his career. He published over 100 scientific publications internationally. He was a four time Olympic medalist (2 bronze, 2 silver), and World Champion (gold) in fencing representing Italy. Wladimiro coached fencing at Wright State University for several years beginning in 1974. Wladimiro was a beloved father, brother, husband, uncle, coach, teacher, and friend. He is survived by his daughter, Mia Calarese; sister; Wanda Calarese of Rome, Italy and former wife, Barbara Dirr of West Alexandria, OH. A funeral service will be held Monday August 22, 2005 at 1:00 PM at the Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 E. Stroop Rd., Kettering. Family will receive friends Monday from 11-1:00 PM prior to the service at the funeral home. In memory of Wladimiro, contributions may be made to SICSA, 2600 Wilmington Pike, Kettering, OH 45419. Condolences may be sent to the family via the website at www.routsong.com.
Published in the Dayton Daily News from 8/20/2005 -


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  • Created by: Genealogist
  • Added: 28 Mar 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 35264743
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wladimiro Calarese (10 Feb 1930–13 Aug 2005), Find a Grave Memorial no. 35264743, citing Heritage Hills Memory Gardens, Springboro, Warren County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Genealogist (contributor 46842017) .