OBITUARY

Joseph T. Callahan

July 5, 1952February 20, 2021

Joseph T. Callahan, 68, of Collingswood, NJ, passed away peacefully on February 20th 2021 with his loving children Kathleen Callahan and Christine Baney (nee Callahan) at his side.

Joe was born on July 5th, 1952 in Philadelphia, PA to parents Joseph B. Callahan and Margaret N. Sharpe. He graduated from Collingswood High School in 1971 where he went on to have a successful career as a Fiberizer at Johns Manville for many years. Joe is survived by his siblings Steven Callahan and Jacqueline Marrero (nee Callahan), his five nephews and son-in-law Kevin.

Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Friday, February 26th 2021 from 4-6pm at Blake-Doyle Funeral Home at 226 W Collings Ave, Collingswood, NJ 08108. A Prayer service will take place at 6:00pm. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association.

  • FAMILY

  • Kathleen Callahan, Daughter
  • Christine Baney (Callahan) (Kevin), Daughter
  • Steven Callahan, Brother
  • Jacqueline Marrero (nee Callahan), Sister
  • Joseph B. Callahan, Father (deceased)
  • Margaret N. Callahan (nee Sharpe), Mother (deceased)
  • Joe is also survived by his five nephews and many friends.

Services

  • Memorial Visitation

    Friday, February 26, 2021

  • Prayer Service

    Friday, February 26, 2021

Memories

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Christine Baney (Callahan)

February 26, 2021

Dad,
Being your daughter is one of the greatest honors I’ve ever been given, and I’m proud to call you my father. You were an incredibly selfless man with a great sense of humor and so much love to give. There are many memories that I will cherish forever, but wish we had more time to continue to make more. It’s hard to imagine life without you, but I will live the rest of my life honoring you, remembering you and trying to make you proud. Thank you for making me the strong woman I am today, and for always being there for Kathleen and me. I love you with all my broken heart and miss you immensely already. Please watch over us and continue to be present with us always, guiding us and loving us. It never rains everyday.

Love,
Your #2, Bunny

Kathleen Callahan

February 24, 2021

Dad, the gift you've given me of being your daughter will be the biggest honor I hold with dignity and grace until the end of my days, when I at last see you again. Your smile and spirit lift my heavy heart, knowing it's not all darkness, but a chance to honor you with each step forward and with each act in my life as a dedication to you. I am so proud to be your daughter, and I love you to the end of time. I miss you dearly, but I know you are already me and Christine's guardian angel and will still always be here for us. It's not good-bye but a "see you later."
Forever your #1, Kathleen

Brandon Dandridge

February 24, 2021

Hey Steve I know it rough but u have my condolences I’m very sorry to hear that happened and I can’t imagine what ur going through but I know ur a strong man and will be able to get through this keep ur head high and he will always be beside u every step of the way

STEVEN CALLAHAN

February 24, 2021

To see you and touch you and sharing time together I will miss.You will always be in my heart.I idolized you.My big brother set the standard for me.You where so selfless helping people and family.You where doing Gods work on earth.

John Maguire

February 23, 2021

So sad to hear this. Always a good story time with Joe “The Doctor” we never not had a good laugh. I remember him teaching us karate in the garage. You will be missed by many

Jerry Hufner

February 23, 2021

Sorry to hear of Joe's passing. He was s good man and a good friend.I have not had the opportunity to see him often is the past few years but when i did it was a good time.Joe helped me through some hard times for which i will Allways be Greatfull .We had a lot of good times together when we were younger.He will be missed.My condolences to his daughters and the rest of his family.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY