Obituary for Catherine Theresa Callahan

Catherine Theresa Callahan, age 97 of Grahams Forge, Virginia and formerly of Vineland, NJ passed away Saturday, January 26, 2019 at home.

Born October 28, 1921 in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late John B. Taulane and Sarah “Sadie” E. Stein Taulane. Her husband, Albert W. Callahan and aunts, uncles also preceded her in death.

Catherine loved her Lord, her daughter and all animals. In her better days she loved saltwater fishing, the beach and was her daughters’ biggest fan and attended all of her horse shows and rodeos. She especially loved the Game Horse Association of New Jersey and its members.

She loved all sports, especially NASCAR, baseball and ice skating. She was a big Philadelphia Phillies and New York Yankees fan.

She is survived by her

Daughter & Son-in-law

Beth (Steve) Cox – Grahams Forge, VA

Step Grandchildren

Brandon Gravley, Derrick Gravley, Kristy (Shane) Dalton, Destiny Nester

Step Great Grandchildren

Austyn, Bayley, Retsen

Cousin & Daughter

Ray Stein & Ellen – NJ

Ralph Stein, Nancy Stein, Patricia Mitchell

Special Niece

Jacinda Ralston – WY

Special Neighbor/Friend

Teresa Wheeler

Several cousins, good friends and neighbors

Memorial services will be held 6:00 PM – Friday, February 1, 2019 at the Memorial Christian Church, Draper with Rev. Johnny Howlett officiating.

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Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.