LORAIN - Rose E. Callahan (nee McIntyre), 78 years of age and a resident of Lorain, passed away Friday, February 28, 2014, at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center following a lengthy illness.|
Rose was born July 12, 1935, in Hadley, Pa., moving to Lorain in 1965. Lorain had been her home since that time.
She was a registered nurse and used to work at St. John West Shore Hospital. Rose attended St. Vincent DePaul in Sheffield. She was a world traveler and an avid reader. Rose enjoyed shopping for antiques and working in the garden. She loved pets, especially dogs. Rose was a very social and caring person and her sense of humor touched everyone she met.
Survivors include her son, Sean (Susan) Callahan of Lorain; daughter, Shari Callahan, also of Lorain; three grandchildren, Brent, Danyelle and Lisa; four great-grandchildren, Mallory, Cadyn, Amelia and Jamar Jr.; and two sisters, Imogene Lackey of North Carolina and Carrie Kimber of Greenville, Pa.
Rose was preceded in death by her brother, Robert McIntyre; sister, Norma; and parents, Edward and Anna Marie (nee Montgomery).
Private memorial services will be held at a later date.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to
of NE Ohio, Attn: Donor Services, 26210 Emery Road, Suite 307, Cleveland, OH 44128.
Additional information and online register book are available at www.hempelfuneralhome.com.
Published in www.morningjournal.com on Mar. 2, 2014