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John S. O'Callaghan, 89, of Peabody, formerly of Lynn, beloved husband of the late Gertrude M. (Ahern) O'Callaghan, died December 10, 2017, at home surrounded by his family. Born in Lynn he was the son of the late Daniel J. and Nora (Hogan) O'Callaghan. He was raised and educated in Lynn a graduate of the Lynn Classical High School. John sold life insurance in the Lynn area for the John Hancock Life Insurance Company from 1951 to 1991. He was a past member of the Gannon Shoe City Golf League and Associate Member of Franco American AMVETS Post 161. Jack worked for many funeral homes on the North Shore, including the Rhodes Funeral Home and the Nadworny Funeral Home for over 50 years.
John is survived by his children, John J. O'Callaghan and his wife, Mary of Ayer, James D. O'Callaghan of Newport News, Va., Daniel F. O' Callaghan and his wife, Nesha of Pepperell, Mass., and Ellen O'Callaghan of Peabody; his grandchildren, Ryan, Britanny, Alyssa, Eric; and great-grandchildren, Malory, Will, Lorelei, Charlotte; and cousins George and Violet Essery of Lynn. He was predeceased by his brother, Staff Sargent Daniel F. O'Callaghan.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral from the Nadworny Funeral Home, 798 Western Ave., Lynn, Friday, December 15, at 8:30 a.m. followed by his Mass of Christian burial in St. Ann's Church, Peabody, at 10 a.m. Interment in St. Joseph's Cemetery Lynn. Visiting hours Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. For guest book and directions, please visit www.nadwornyfuneralhome.com.
Published on December 12, 2017
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