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Chicago mob boss Frank Calabrese Sr.

Chicago mob boss Frank Calabrese Sr.

January 15, 2013 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — Three weeks ago today, Chicago mob boss Frank Calabrese Sr. died in a North Carolina prison. Unlike the old days, there has been no lavish Outfit wake and funeral…and there won’t be.

Calabrese, known as “the Breeze” in mob circles, died of an apparent heart attack on Christmas day, said to be his favorite holiday. But the ruthless hitman who became a boss apparently wanted no tears shed over his passing. According to those familiar with Calabrese’s final wishes, there was to be no wake or funeral.

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