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Charles A. Callahan, Sr.
January 22, 2023
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Charles A. Callahan, Sr., age 89 of Raynham, passed away on January 22, 2023 at Morton
He was the beloved husband of the late Barbara (Barlow) Callahan.
Charles was born in Brockton, the son of the late Charles and Margaret (Kelly) Callahan.
Before retiring, Mr. Callahan was employed with Liberty Mutual, Oce Industries and AM
International as an award-winning salesman. He started his own business as The Real
Mr. Callahan served his country with the Air Force during 1951 - 1955, serving in Alaska as
a radar technician during the Korean War.
He enjoyed Mario Lanza and Billy Joel music, a great meal, fishing, cards, gardening, his
dogs, Boston sports, exploring mysterious places and events, and being a father,
grandfather, brother, and family man.
Charles was predeceased by his sister and brother-in-law Lorraine (Callahan) and John
Papagno; his brother-in-law Richard Harris; his sister-in-law and brother-in-law Marion
(Barlow) and Ed Shepard.
Charles is survived by his loving children; Charles A. Callahan, Jr and his wife Klodiana;
Michael Callahan and his wife Judy all of East Taunton, MA; and Andrea Callahan of
Pelham, MA; grandfather of Tara (Joe) Rice, Shannon (Jason) DeLange, Michaela
Callahan, Andrew Callahan, Quinton Callahan, Matthew Callahan, Maia Callahan and Max
Callahan, great-grandfather of Noah, Aria and Raelyn Rice and Saoirse DeLange; brother
of Joan (Callahan) Harris; brother-in-law of Ralph Barlow, Ernest and Chris Barlow, and
Priscilla (Barlow) and Jim Patton.
Mr. Callahan’s funeral will be held on Monday, January 30, 2023 at 9:30 am from The Silva
Funeral Home 80 Broadway (at Saint Mary’s Square) Taunton, with a Mass of Christian
Burial at 11:30 am in Holy Family Church Middleboro Ave, East Taunton. Interment will
follow in Pleasant Street Cemetery, Raynham
Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, January 29 th from 2 to 5 pm in the Silva Funeral
(Additional parking with handicap access is located on the North side of the Funeral
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts made to; “Tunnels to Towers Foundation” or “Wounded
Warrior Project” in Mr. Callahan’s memory, would be deeply appreciated.
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