In Loving Memory of Grace A. Callaghan
Grace A. CallaghanDunmore, PA July 29, 1934 ~ May 28, 2016 Date of Service: June 2, 2016
Grace A. Callaghan, 81, Dunmore died Saturday at the Dunmore Health Care Center. She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas F. Callaghan Sr.
Born in Dunmore, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Michaeline Sollamine Barrese. Grace attended Dunmore Public Schools, and prior to retirement she was employed as a cook at the Dunmore Health Care Center, and earlier was employed in the local garment industry and was a member of the I.L.G.W.U. She was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, Dunmore. She was a member of the Taurus Club and enjoyed traveling, trips to casinos and bowling.
She was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be dearly missed.
Her family wishes to thank the entire staff at the Dunmore Health Care Center for all the love and compassionate care given to their mother.
Surviving is a son, Thomas F. Callaghan Jr. and wife, Kimberly, Scranton; three daughters, Michelle Bowan and husband Jeffrey, Scranton; Mary Grace Miller and husband, Charlie, Olyphant; and Kathleen Liples and husband, Robert, Clarks Summit; grandchildren, Ryan and Kellie Urso, Nathan and Shane Liples and Shamus Callaghan; four great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Ann Marie Grunza; a grandson, Thomas Liples; three sisters, Louise Dworak, Sarah Annacarto and Josephine LoRusso; and a brother, Samuel Barrese.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 9:30a.m. in St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Church, Chestnut St, Dunmore. Interment to follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Dunmore.
Family and friends are invited to call at the church Thursday morning from 8:30 a.m. until the time of mass.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 712 S. Keyser Ave., Taylor, 18517.