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John W. Callanan
  • In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John's memory to Compassionate Care Hospice, 800 West Cummings Park, Suite 3100, Woburn, MA 01801. John was a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII.

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“I would like to offer my sympathy and condolences the John's family you are in our thoughts and in our prayers in this sorrowful time ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Joe Callanan - Everett - Family

“Mr. Callanan,Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country when you served with the U. S. Army during WW II...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Mike Casey(former MA resident) - TX

“Uncle John was such a sweet and caring person. One of my favorite memories of attending Mission High reunions was running into Uncle John and Aunt...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Nancy Contalonis - Stoneham, MA

“Dear lynne and kevin, I am so very sorry about the loss of your DAD. THINKING OF YOU, at this diffucult time. Sandi. ( star market) ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Sandra Vozzella - Roslindale, MA

“What a "good guy" An Army tanker in WW II as I recall. Part of the Greatest Generation. Thanks for everything, Uncle John. Rest easy. Gerry and Judy...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Gerry Callanan - Laguna Niguel, CA

“So sorry for your loss Uncle John was a great man ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Bill&StephanieYPaR Callanan - MA

“Cal was a wonderful uncle. I think of him as a friendly, fun and loving individual. There are so many childhood memories I have of Cal. He always was...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Shelley Ferrick Leahy - MA


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Callanan, John W., of Norwood, formerly of West Roxbury, died June 14, 2017.

Beloved husband of Marie (Ferrick) Callanan for 68 years. Loving father of Gail Sebet and her husband Bill of Westwood, Richard Callanan and his wife Paula of Needham, Lynne Greeley and her husband Kevin of Norwood and the late John W. "Jace" Callanan Jr. Father-in-Law of Joan Callanan of Franklin. Devoted grandfather of Kristen, Michelle, Matthew, Sarah, Charlie and Christopher and great grandfather of Aly and Jace. Brother of Patsy Devilly of Dorchester and the late Joseph, Henry, James and Paul Callanan and the late Margaret Sheridan. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St., Westwood on Monday June 19th from 4-7pm. Funeral procession from the funeral home on Tuesday morning June 20th at 9am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Denis Church, 157 Washington St., Westwood at 10am. Interment with military honors at St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John's memory to Compassionate Care Hospice, 800 West Cummings Park, Suite 3100, Woburn, MA 01801.

John was a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII.

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