Helen P. Callahan

Helen P. Callahan, 96, of Middletown, NJ, passed away surrounded by her loving family on January 8, 2019 at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank. She was born in Jersey City, and lived in Middletown for over 80 years. Helen worked as a Dietary Aide at Riverview Medical Center for many years before her retirement. Her favorite hobby was her family. She especially enjoyed holidays and family reunions where her grandchildren would dress her in various hats. Greeting her on the other side is a special circle of loved ones, her parents and siblings, all of which she spoke of and missed everyday. The ones she missed most were the love of her life, Thomas Callahan and her beloved daughter, Ellen Hutton.

Surviving are her three daughters, Patricia Dowd, Sharon (Robert) Knouse, Geraldine (Robert) Haithcock; son-in-law, John Hutton; grandchildren,
William (Lisa) Dowd, Patrick (Jeanette) Dowd, Madonna Dowd, Lauren (Mark) Kokot, Denise (Stephen) Snyder, Kimberly (Jake) Kelchner, Melissa Haithcock (James Straniero), Robert (Zuleika) Haithcock, and Colleen Hutton. Also surviving are 17 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild,
and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Friday, January 11, 2019, from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, 115 Tindall Road, Middletown. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday January 12, 2019 at 8:15am at the funeral home. A Funeral Liturgy will be at 9:30 am at St. Catherine’s RC Church, 110 Bray Ave., N. Middletown. Burial will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Keyport.

In lieu of flowers please consider a contribution in Helen’s name to the St. Catherine Laboure Church, 130 Bray Ave., Middletown, NJ 07748

For more information, to send condolences or for directions, please visit www.pflegerfh.com.

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