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Joseph Calig

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Joseph Calig
CALIG: Joseph Calig passed away surrounded by his loving family on April 15, 2018. He was the son of the late Ralph and Annette Calig. He is survived by his adored wife of 50 years, Claire Kamin Calig, his sons Gregory Michael Calig (Pam) and Daniel Mark Calig (Erin), his brother-in-law and sister-in-law Samuel and Joanie Kamin and his grandchildren, Harrison, Ross, Dylan and Alana Calig. He cherished spending time with his family and was an avid sports fan. His favorite pastimes were golfing and watching Penn State and Steelers football. Joe began his career at Allegheny General Hospital in 1970. He moved to Allegheny Valley Hospital as chief financial officer in 1978. He was appointed chief operating officer in 1988 and became president & CEO in 1998. During his tenure, he oversaw the creation of the Alle-Kiski Medical Center. After retiring from there in 2002, Joe served as senior vice president and CFO of Community College of Allegheny County from 2005 through 2008. He served as adjunct faculty at Penn State McKeesport and Slippery Rock University and was a guest lecturer at Carnegie Mellon University, Duquesne University and the University of Pittsburgh. Throughout his long career in healthcare, Joe was actively involved with regional and national organizations including the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Healthcare Financial Management Association of which he was president, the Hospital Association of Pennsylvania, the Hospital Council of Western Pennsylvania, Voluntary Hospitals of America and the Pittsburgh Regional Healthcare Initiative. He was a Trustee with Hebrew Free Loan. Services at Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Congregation, 5898 Wilkins Avenue, Squirrel Hill on Tuesday at 1 PM. Visitation at synagogue one hour prior to service (12 Noon – 1 PM). Interment Tree of Life Cemetery, Sharpsburg. Contributions may be made to Parkinson Foundation of Western Pennsylvania, 575 Lincoln Ave, Bellevue, PA 15202 or Rock Steady Boxing c/o Fit 4 Boxing Club 4706 Route 8, William Flynn Highway, Allison Park, PA 15101. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc. schugar.com

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