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“Sincere Sympathy to Joan and Callahan family on the passing of Eddie ,May his gentle soul rest in peace in the arms of the Lord. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Rose Mattuchio - Malden, MA

“Uncle Eddie, Thank you for always being there & caring for me. No matter when I needed you, you came with a helping hand & I thank you always. I love...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Karen Driscoll - Nahant, MA

“My condolences to his family. I remember Eddie from his early days in Somerville. He was a great guy. RIP pal. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Larry Conti - Somerville, MA

7 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Ed will be dearly missed by the many friends that had the pleasure of his company, his wit and smile. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Henry Kinn

“Hi Joan, I was so very sorry to hear about Eddie's passing. How tragic in his beloved Ireland! I regret that I am not able to attend his...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Sister Barbara McHugh - Watertown, MA

“I am so sorry for your loss. We called him uncle Ed at our fishing spot. Ed was truly an amazing person with a heart of gold. He was always there...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Erica Belliveau - REVERE, MA

Edward G. Callahan, of Stoneham, age 78, beloved husband of Joan (Donohoe) Callahan, with whom he shared 44 years of married, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 21, 2018 as a result of an accident in Coleraine, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Born in Somerville, he is the son of the late Bernard and Gertrude (Welsh) Callahan.

Eddie grew up in Somerville and was a graduate of Somerville High School. He served his country in the United States Army and was honorably discharged in 1964. For many years, Eddie was employed as a specialist repairman for the MBTA Greenline until his retirement. Eddie enjoyed fishing, animals, especially his dog LuLu. He was a devoted husband and father and will truly be missed by his loving family and many friends.

He is the loving father of the late Sean Callahan. Beloved brother of Mary MacDonald, Eleanor Murphy, the late Bernard Callahan, the late Joan Collins and the late Robert Callahan. Cherished uncle to many nieces, nephews.

Funeral from the Barile Family Funeral Home, 482 Main St. (Rt 28) Stoneham on Monday, July 2nd at 9am, followed by a Funeral Mass Celebrating Edward's Eternal Life at St. Patrick's Church, 71 Central St., Stoneham at 10am.

Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with Eddie's Family in the funeral home on Sunday, July 1st, from 4 to 7pm.

Interment will be held privately.

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