Michael T. D. Callahan, 67

Retiree from IBEW Local 103, Boston; longtime volunteer for the Tewksbury Community Food Pantry.

(Editor's note: The following information is courtesy of the Tewksbury Funeral Home.)

TEWKSBURY - Michael Timothy Donahue Callahan, age 67, passed peacefully in his home Wednesday, January 18, three days after sharing his 46th Wedding Anniversary with his beloved wife, Angela T. (Walsh) Callahan. He was born in Boston, a son of the late, Timothy and Kathryn (Donahue) Callahan. He was raised in Charlestown and graduated from Charlestown High School class of 62. After graduation, he became an electrician with IBEW Local 103, Boston.

 He moved to Tewksbury in 1972 to raise his family. In his earlier years, he coached Little League and boys softball teams in Tewksbury. He was known for his generosity and devotion to his family and the community. He was a board member of The Tewksbury Food Pantry, appreciated and honored with the new wing named after him. He was a member of the Tewksbury-Wilmington Elks Lodge #2070, a retired member of IBEW Local 103, Boston and Billerica Country Club. He was on the Tewksbury Senior and St. William Golf Leagues. He loved to cruise and take trips to Ireland with the Walsh Family.

Besides his wife, Angela, he is survived by his three sons; Michael Callahan and his partner Patricia Lamirande of Lowell, Timothy Callahan and his wife Dawn (Tumenas) of Chelmsford, Daniel Callahan of Chelmsford, a grandson; Ryan Callahan of Chelmsford, two brothers; Timothy Callahan of Braintree, Daniel Callahan and his wife Patricia of Seldon, NY, four sisters; Jean Walsh and her husband Eugene of Tewksbury, Marie Alves and her husband John of Beverly, Kathleen Callahan of Charlestown, Debby Forrest and her husband Gerard of Whitman, many nieces, nephew, cousins and friends.

 Visiting hours are Sunday, January 22, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. resuming from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. His Funeral will begin Monday, January 23, at 9:00 a.m. from the funeral home, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. i. Burial will follow at Tewksbury Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to The Tewksbury Food Pantry, 999 Whipple Road, Tewksbury, MA 01876, will be appreciated.

Salon1475 January 22, 2012 at 03:29 AM
You will be missed, love you Uncle Mike!
Kellie January 22, 2012 at 08:00 AM
I will love and miss you always Uncle mike. You were definately one of a kind. I am always gunna miss you dollar hand shake and so will the kids. You were always joking and made most people laugh. I love you. Love kellie
Cornelius Attridge January 24, 2012 at 11:59 AM
Mike Callahan, we will miss you so very much. We have such fond memories of our visits to you and your wonderful family and of your trips to us here in the UK. Your generosity and kindness knew no bounds and you were one funny guy! We are stunned by your such sad departure. We will always love you. God bless from Cornelius, Julie ,Joe and Katie Attridge from across the water.. (Southampton U.K)
Angela Callahan January 26, 2012 at 09:00 PM
Mike's Family would like to thank the Tewksbury Funeral Home, Tewksbury Fire, Tewksbury Police, Lowell Paramedics and everyone who has made Mike's journey an eaiser road. And to all the people who came to share their love and memories of his life on this earth. Thank You Everyone. Angela Callahan & Family
Angela Callahan January 26, 2012 at 09:05 PM
He loved all the family & friends he made across the pond also and enjoyed the trips both over there and always loved them visiting here to see Tewksbury Love Angie.


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