CHAPIN – Funeral services for Lillian Ragusa Cali, 83, will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 7, 2011 at St. Thomas Evangelical Lutheran Church with interment to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 6, 2011 at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Chapin Chapel. Memorials may be made to St. Thomas Evangelical Lutheran Church, 215 St. Thomas Church Road, Chapin, SC 29036.
Mrs. Cali was born January 20, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan and passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2011. She was a daughter of the late Lillian Borrouso and Gaetano Ragusa. Mrs. Cali was a homemaker, loving wife and devoted mother. She was a very active member of St. Thomas Evangelical Lutheran Church and loved her church family. She served on many church committees and was a long time Lowman Home volunteer.
Lillian is survived by her four sons, Joseph (Tracy) Cali of Summerville, SC, Thomas (Susan) Cali of Brick, New Jersey, Bill (Beth) Cali of Edgefield, SC, and Gary (Erika) Cali of Irmo, SC; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a brother, Gaspar (Sarah) Ragusa of Staten Island, New York. Mrs. Cali was predeceased by her husband, William Vito Cali; brothers, Frank, Thomas, and James; and a sister, Marie