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Francis G. Callahan, 89, of West Warwick, RI, passed away on Friday, June 8, 2018 at Westerly Health Center, Westerly, RI, after a long illness. Born in Providence, RI, he was the husband of Carolyn J. (Matthews) Callahan. They were married for forty-eight years. He was the son of the late John W. and Alice E. (Garvey) Callahan.
Francis was the tax assessor of Stonington, CT, for twenty-five years. He was also a moderator and instructor at the Connecticut Assessors Workshop at the University of Connecticut, Storrs CT.
He was a US Army Veteran serving in WWII and the Korean War.
Besides his wife he is survived by two sisters in law; Virginia Vassett and Carmella Callahan and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother; John Callahan and three sisters; Regina Callahan, Dorothy Smith and Marjorie McCrave.
A calling hour will be held on Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 10:00 to 11:00 am in the Gorton-Menard Funeral Home & Crematory, 721 Washington Street, Coventry, RI, followed by a funeral home service at 11:00 am. Burial with military honors will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston, RI.
For online condolences please visit www.gortonmenardfuneralhome.com