Giacalone, Clara (Sciuto) 02/22/1927 ~ 11/12/2013 SAN DIEGO -- Clara passed peacefully surrounded by her loving children and grandchildren. Clara is survived by her daughter, Jojo Giacalone; son and daughter-in-law, Matt and Madelyn Giacalone; her son-in-law, Fred Lara; her 9 grandchildren; and her 12 great-grandchildren. She will now be reunited in eternal paradise with her daughter, Maria Lara, and husband, Tanuzzu. Clara was a strong, loving, generous and wise woman, and will be deeply missed. We love you, Nanna. Memorial and Viewing will be held at Merkley-Mitchell Mortuary on Friday, November 15, 2013 from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Funeral services for Clara will be held inside the chapel at Holy Cross Cemetery on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to breast cancer and leukemia research organizations are appreciated.