My father passed away unexpectedly. Mom needs help

My father Rick Calandrello suddenly passed away last night in Colorado where him and my mother Lilly Calandrello were currently living. He was a loving husband, a loving father, a loving grandpa, he was a true role model. Rick lit up every room he walked into with jokes and smiles, anybody that has ever came across him remembers him even if the encounter was just seconds. This comes as an absolute shock to my mother who was not prepared to lose her soul mate and best friend and husband of 25 years. Rick and my Mom were entrepreneurs, trailblazers if you will and were not prepared for the costs of a death. My mom is the last person on earth that would want a hand out and she much like myself is very prideful. Im doing this on behalf of Rick, Lilly, Gabby, Heather, Chris, and myself in order to help with the costs of the funeral or memorial costs and or transportation to get my mom and all her and Ricks things back home to be with family during this trying time. EVERY penny is appreciated and it means so much to me to see the hundreds of people who have reached out to me who knew my dad Rick and to see how many lives he touched.  There will never ever be another Rick Calandrello. Im not ready to lose him but I know God already has a new best friend. Thank you everyone.
I love each and every one of you. 

God Bless

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  • Brandi Iozzo 
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Nick Kile 
Organizer
Hammond, IN
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