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Thomas F. Callaghan Obituary
Thomas F. Callaghan
Thomas F. Callaghan, 91, of Country Meadows, Allentown, formerly of Souderton, Montgomery Co., and Lower Southampton, Bucks Co., passed away on February 1, 2014. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Thomas F.P. and Margaret P. (Watson) Callaghan. For 57 years, he was the beloved husband of Ann M. (Battle). Prior to retiring in 1986, he taught American History & Government in the Upper Moreland School District. For many years of his retirement, he served as a Pastoral Care volunteer at Holy Redeemer Hospital. Tom, or Frank, as he was known to his brothers, was a 1941 graduate of North Catholic H.S. and received a Bachelors Degree from LaSalle University. He also attended Mount Saint Marys (MD) and Saint Francis of Loretto (PA) and did graduate work at Penn State University. Survivors: In addition to his wife, Ann; son, Dr. Thomas F. Callaghan, Jr. and his wife Frances of Stafford, VA; daughters; Patricia Cox, wife of David, of Allentown, and M. Kathryn Lane, wife of Joseph, of Frederick, MD; five granddaughters, four grandsons and a great-grandson. Tom is also survived by brothers, Edward, of Philadelphia, and Joseph and wife Edna, of Telford. He was preceded in death by his brothers John, Paul and Martin. Services: Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a.m., Thursday, February 6, at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Broad St., Hilltown, PA 18927. Calling hours at the church beginning at 9 a.m. Interment will follow, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Philadelphia. Arrangements by Bernard Suess Funeral Home, Perkasie. www.suessfuneralhome.net Contributions: In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Toms name to Marys Shelter, 714 West Broad St., Bethlehem, PA 18018.

Published in Morning Call on Feb. 4, 2014
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