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Jane Callahan

Published on August 10, 2016

Jane Callahan of Honesdale, formerly of Narrowsburg, NY, a retired school teacher (Board of Education, NYC), passed away on Friday, August 5, 2016 at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale, PA. She was 69. The daughter of the late James and Jane Oelze Rawley, she was born April 3, 1947 in Brooklyn, NY. She was predeceased by her sister Judith.

Jane was the widow of John L. Callahan, who had passed away on September 11, 2014. They were married for 27 years. Jane was an avid quilter.

A family statement reads, “Jane was a loving daughter, wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend to many. She had a great sense of humor but was caring and sincere. She had a true faith and is now with the Lord. She will be missed by everyone who knew and loved her.”

Survivors include her two children, Joe and Lisa; her brother James Rawley of Wappingers Falls, NY; brothers-in-law James Callahan and his wife Ginny of Brooklyn, NY, Kevin Callahan and his partner Tim Morrow of Queens, NY; niece Jessica Callahan Bennett and her husband Tom; nephew Daniel Callahan; former daughter-in-law Kathy Decz; and many cousins and friends.

Friends are invited to call for a memorial visitation on Thursday, August 11, 2016 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Rasmussen Funeral Home, 90 Main St., Narrowsburg, NY 12764.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Lane Jones will officiate.

Burial of her cremains will follow in St. Francis Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, 407 E. Main St., Middletown, NY 10940.