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Marie E. Callaghan

Obituary for Marie E. Callaghan

October 18, 2020


Marie E. Callaghan, age 92; on October 18, 2020 at the LifeQuest Nursing Center; Quakertown, PA. She was born in Philadelphia, PA.

She enjoyed playing bingo, doing needlepoint and watching old movie classics, especially musicals. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed making Christmas Butter Cookies.

Marie was the beloved wife of the late Paul W., to whom she was married for over 50 years. She was the loving Mother of Elizabeth " Betty" (the late Steven) Waxman, Margaret "Peg" McCloskey (her partner Ken Wagner Jr.), and William " Bill" Callaghan (his wife Patricia) . She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren; Kathryn Hess, William and Kevin Callaghan, her great grandchildren; Timothy Hess Jr. and Riley Kathryn Hess , and by all who knew her.
Relatives and friends are invited to Marie's life celebration, Monday; October 26th from 12 noon to 1pm at the Geitner Givnish Funeral Home 6320 N.5th St Philadelphia, PA 19120, followed by her Funeral Service at 1pm and Interment will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, a donation to your favorite charity in Marie E. Callaghan's name would be appreciated. If you care to leave a fond memory of Marie, please visit our website at

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6230 North 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19120
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