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Carol L. Callahan

Obituary for Carol L. Callahan

November 30, 1942 - December 29, 2018
Rockland, Massachusetts | Age 76

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Carol L. (Adam) Callahan, 76 of Rockland.  Died peacefully at her home on December 29, 2018 after a bout with cancer.  She was born on November 30, 1942 to the late Ralph and Mary (Decoste) Adam in Weymouth, MA.  Carol was raised and educated in Weymouth. In grammar school she was given the title of Ms. Elden B. Johnson and was a graduate of Weymouth High School.  She was the loving wife of Joseph Callahan Jr.

Carol worked for many years as a manager for the Salvation Army.  Earlier in her life she was a den mother for Troop 36 and later in life a member of the Foxes Den camping group.  She loved gardening or"playing in the dirt", rug braiding, doing puzzles and mostly spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Along with her husband Joseph, Carol was the loving mother of Joseph Callahan III of Norwell, James Callahan Sr. of Rockland, Jay Michael Callahan of Plymouth and John Callahan of Carver.  She was the sister of Rosemary Simmons of Pembroke and the late Geraldine Tirrell of Florida.  Carol will be dearly missed by her fourteen grandchildreen and ten great grandchildren.  She also leaves behind several nieces and nephews, including Erika Simmons Gold.

The family welcomes friends and loved ones to celebrate her life on Friday January 4, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union Street Rockland, MA 02370.  A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday January 5, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Holy Family Church.  Donations in Carol's name can be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

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135 Union Street
Rockland, MA 02370
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