Barbara J. Callahan

November 6, 2015 - February 28, 1951

Barbara J. Callahan, age 64, of New Castle, DE, passed away on November 6, 2015, at Christiana Hospital in Newark.
Barbara was born in Wilmington, DE, on February 28, 1951, a daughter of the late Leo B. Callahan, Jr. and Gladys M. Sloan Callahan. She had worked as an invoice coder for the SMS Corporation in Wilmington, DE. Barbara enjoyed shopping, going to the beach, and especially family vacations to Disney World.
In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by 2 brothers, William J. and Bernard Callahan. She is survived by her daughter, Lisa Ruth (Warren); son, Ronnie Callahan (Shannon); sister, Marie A. Dawson; brothers, Randy Callahan (Sue) and Kenneth Callahan (Beverly); grandson Tyler Callahan; granddaughter, Shauni Tolber; sister-in-law, Debi Callahan; many nieces, nephews and great nieces; and a great grandchild due in Aril 2016.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where family and friends may visit after 10 am.
Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.


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  • Barbara was truly a unique person, friendly, outrageous, funny and almost always had a smile on her face. Although I haven’t seen Barbara in a few years, I often think of her and some of the fun times we had. She will be truly missed but will remain forever in my heart.
    My prayers go out to Barbara and her family and friends

  • Please accept my deepest sympathy for the loss of your dear loved one. The Bible promises that death will be no more when God’s Kingdom begins to rule the earth. (Isaiah 25:8 and Revelation 21:4) I pray your pain will be replaced with beautiful memories of the time you spent with your dear loved one.