Kively R. Calender, 75, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  Graveside services for Kively Raptou Calender, 75, Watertown, will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, June 9, 2022, in Brookside Cemetery in the town Watertown with Rev. Paul Luisi officiating.

Mrs. Calender died on Thursday, June 2, 2022, at the Samaritan Summit Village in Watertown.

Arrangements are under the direction of LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home, Ogdensburg.

She was born on Aug. 21, 1946, in Solonika, Greece, the daughter of the late Demetrios and Zoe (Axiotou) Raptou.

On March 26, 1989, she married Samuel C. “Chris” Calender. Together they owned and operated the Medical Center Pharmacy in Watertown.

Her and her late husband were members of the Concordia Lutheran Church and were generous supporters of many local charitable organizations.

She is survived by a sister in Greece and many nieces and nephews.

Donations in Kively’s memory may be made to Jefferson County SPCA or a charity of one’s choice.

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