Paul Callahan

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Callahan, Paul
Paul T. Callahan, 81, of Ocala, FL and a former resident of Stamford passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family in Ocala, FL on Sunday, September 2, 2012. Born in Stamford on February 13, 1931 to the late Vincent and Helen Lynch Callahan. Paul served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. His fifty plus years of public service to the City of Stamford from 1950 under Mayor Walter Kennedy on the Board of Reps, and continued as a respected member of the City Committee, Chairman of the Board of Finance for twelve years and Chairman of the Democratic Party and Constable for nineteen years. He was also owner and proprietor of Ridges, Wines and Spirits of Stamford for thirty five years and was a true blue New York Giants fan and season ticket holder since the "Yale Bowl Days".
Paul is survived by his devoted wife Veronica Baxter Callahan of Ocala, FL, his loving children, Kevin Callahan and his wife Pattie of Stamford, Thomas Callahan and his wife MaryAnne of FL, John Callahan and his wife Kimberly of CT, Kathleen Callahan of CT, Karen Callahan of MN and Denise Reed and her husband James of CO. He is also survived by his sixteen loving grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers Vincent , Edmund and Robert Callahan. A funeral procession will be leaving The Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902 at 9:30 AM on Friday, September 7, 2012 for a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:00 AM at Our Lady Star of the Sea RC Church, 1200 Shippan Avenue, Stamford. Interment will follow at St. John's RC Cemetery, Darien. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, September 6, 2012 from 5:00-8:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Paul T. Callahan tribute at To leave online condolences, please visit


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Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory
104 Myrtle Avenue
Stamford, CT 06902
(203) 348-4949
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Published in StamfordAdvocate on Sept. 5, 2012
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