John E. Kalyan


John Eugene Kalyan (Gene), 87, of Warwick, NY passed away peacefully at home on October 14 with his beloved wife, Catherine, by his side.


Son of the late John and Anne Kalyan, he was born in Ashley, PA on May 6, 1931. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he retired from U.S. Gypsum and until recently, was employed by DSI. He was a member of the American Legion 214 and was Director and General Manager of the Queen Village Queens, Drum & Bugle Corps for 27 years.


Gene is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Catherine Rodda Kalyan; his five children: David Kalyan, his wife Cindy, and their sons, Nick and Sylas; Kris Mangino (Tom), and their sons, Marc(Anna), Stephen, and Kristopher; Susan Naples, her husband Dave, and their children, David(Kaley), Megan(Matt), and Christopher; Mark Kalyan, his wife Jeannette, and their children, Kristina and Joseph; and Patricia Spargo (Jim) and her children, Taylor and James. He is also survived by two sisters, Anita M. Kalyan and Sr. Jan Marie Kalyan. He was predeceased by his brother, Frederick J. and his sister-in-law, Virginia Kalyan of Fairfax, VA.


The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses of St. Anthony Community Hospital, Schervier Pavilion, Good Samaritan Health Care, and Hospice for their kindness and caring.


Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, October 19 at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Avenue, Warwick, NY.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 20 at St. Stephen RC Church, 75 Sanfordville Road, Warwick, followed by burial in St. Stephen’s Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gene’s memory to the Warwick Community Ambulance Service, Inc., P.O. Box 315, Warwick, NY 10990.

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A good man. Great Family. Rest in Peace
Greg Jayne
The good memories will last long after the pain. Thinking and praying for your family❤️
Dianne Merriam
So very sorry to hear about the passing of Gene. He was a great man and a great neighbor. May he Rest In Peace 🙏🏼 Love the Andryshak’s
Barney and Cindy Andryshak
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