Rebecca M. McCallick, 19, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2012, as the result of a hit-and-run accident.
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Born Jan. 5, 1993, she was the daughter of William McCallick, Mountain Top, and Judy Habib Pribula and husband, Tom, of Dorrance Township.
Rebecca was a graduate of St. Jude School and a 2011 honors graduate of Crestwood High School, where she participated in the Relay for Life, chorus, literary magazine and the St. Jude's Youth Group.
She was entering her sophomore year at King's College, where she was a member of the Young Scholars Program and was a dean's list student.
Rebecca was a member of St. Mary's Our Lady Help of Christians Church, Dorrance, and was a part-time employee at Wegmans. Rebecca was a ray of sunshine and will be greatly missed.
Preceding her in death were her grandfathers, William McCallick and Sam Habib, and her great-uncle, Mickey Habib.
Surviving, in addition to her parents, are her sister, Claire McCallick, Dorrance; and grandmothers, Mary McCallick, Wilkes-Barre; and Jean Habib, Mountain Top. Several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends also survive.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at McCune Funeral Home, 80 S. Mountain Blvd. Mountain Top.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Rebecca will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Jude's Church, Mountain Top.
Friends are asked to go directly to the church before the service.
Private interment services will be held following Mass.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Published in Citizens' Voice on July 26, 2012