Of Canton, passed on June 15, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton after a lengthy illness. He was 87.
Born in Norwood the son of the late John “Bing” J. Callahan, Sr. and Mary “Bea” B. (Donovan) Callahan he had been a lifelong Canton resident. Mr. Callahan attended St. John School and graduated from Canton High School with the Class of 1951.
Mr. Callahan retired from T.W. Kutter, Inc. where he had worked as a traffic manager for many years. He had previously been employed at Northeastern Distributors in Canton.
A veteran of the United States Coast Guard, he served as a Radioman 2nd Class during the Korean War era.
A longtime baseball enthusiast he was the catcher on Canton High Schools baseball team while in school. After retirement Mr. Callahan enjoyed gardening around the house, cooking, golfing, spending time with his family and friends and watching the New England Patriots.
Mr. Callahan is survived by his wife of 56 years Nancy J. (Conca) Callahan, his daughter Julie MacShane and her husband Greg of NH, his son Mark Callahan and his wife Sharon of Medway, his sister Roni Gaboury and her husband Lawrence of FL and his grandchildren Emma and Alex. He is also survived by his extended family.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in celebration of Jack’s life on Saturday, June 19th at 11AM at St. John the Evangelist Church in Canton. Visitation will be held prior to Mass on Saturday morning from 9-10:30AM at Pushard Family Funeral Home, 210 Sherman Street, Canton. Interment will be held at Saint Mary Cemetery, Canton.
Those who wish may made donations in Jack’s memory the St. John School Foundation, 696 Washington St. Canton, MA 02021.
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