Daniel Anthony Calderone, 35, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, in Newnan, Georgia, where he had lived with his two sons since January.
Originally born on Barksdale Air Force Base in Shreveport, Louisiana, Daniel had lived in Fairhaven, MA and in Trabuco Canyon, CA. He graduated from Trabuca Hills High School in 1999 and also earned two Associates Degrees from Folsom Lake College in CA.
In May of 2015, Daniel graduated from UMass-Dartmouth with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Information Systems. He most recently worked as a contract web developer at both the Center of Disease Control and the U.S. Department of Department of Transportation in Atlanta, Georgia.
Daniel is survived by two sons, Anthony and Ryan Calderone; his mother, Diane Fortin-Curtin and stepfather, James Curtin of Mattapoisett; his father, Robert Calderone and stepmother, Mona Calderone of Valley Center, CA; and his siblings, Melanie Calderone of Dartmouth, Christopher Calderone of the US Marine Corps., Anthony, Angie and Amy Calderone of California.
Daniel enjoyed time spent with his sons and was an avid fan of the UFC fights. He most recently lived in Newnan, GA with his girlfriend, Teresa, and her two children, Daniel and Haley.
Calling hours are Friday, April 1, 2016, from 4-8pm, in the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main Street, Fairhaven. His funeral service will be Saturday, April 2, 1016, with a procession from the funeral home at 9:30am followed by a graveside service at 10:00am in Rural Cemetery, New Bedford. A Celebration of Daniel’s Life will then be held at 11:00am in the auditorium of the First Congregational Church, in Fairhaven, entrance on William Street.