Patricia Quinn “Pat” Callahan
March 17, 1919-October 3, 2015
Patricia Quinn “Pat” Callahan, age 96, formerly of Union Park Gardens, Wilmington, passed away peacefully on October 3, 2015.
Patricia was born on March 17, 1919, in Wilmington, DE, and was a daughter of the late George Washington and Mary (Writer) Quinn. A graduate of Wilmington High School, Patricia went on to become a talented homemaker and accomplished seamstress.
Active in her community, Patricia was a member of the former Garden Century Club, an active member of Clarence Fraim Senior Center, and a faithful member of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish. She was also a proud supporter of the Delaware Association of Police and Delaware Humane Society.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Lt. John T. Callahan, Sr., sister, Sister Marie of the Immaculate Conception and brother, Millard Quinn. Patricia is survived by her children, Patricia A. Alfieri of Wilmington, DE, John T. Callahan, Jr. (Elizabeth) of Suwanee, GA, and Thomas M. Callahan (Dianne) of Marietta, GA; grandchildren, Maureen Alfieri, Nicci Naylor, Lisa Alfieri, Maura Hendrixson, Mauro Alfieri, Joseph Alfieri, Quinn (Callahan) Wicks, John Callahan III, and Michael Callahan; and 12 great grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11:30 am on Friday, October 9, 2015, at St. Helena R.C. Church, 602 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809 where friends may call from 10:30 am until 11:30 am. Interment will follow in Riverview Cemetery, 3300 N. Market St, Wilmington, DE 19802.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Delaware Humane Society, 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.