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Mildred A. Callahan, 93, formerly of 237 S. Locust St., Mount Carmel, passed away Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
She was born Jan. 8, 1924, in Atlas, a daughter of the late Ladislaus Flowers-Kwiatkowski and Josephine (Wegrzynowicz) Flowers-Kwiatkowski. On Nov. 11, 1943, in New Orleans, she married Francis P. Callahan Sr. who preceded her in death on Dec. 27, 2016.

Mildred attended Mount Carmel Township schools.
She was a retired seamstress and had been employed at area garment factories prior to working at Mountain View Manor Nursing Home where she was also employed as a seamstress until her retirement.
Millie was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church and the Mount Carmel Senior Action Center.
She enjoyed camping, decorating, arts and crafts, bingo, and playing the lottery. Above all she enjoyed spending time with her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Surviving are four daughters, Joanne Fishburn, of Ashland, Margaret Callahan-Kuskin and her husband Lou, of Harrisburg, Diane Parenzan, of Morrisville, and Ann Wengrenovich, of Elysburg; three sons, Francis P. Callahan Jr. and his wife Janet, of Richmond, Va., Thomas Callahan, of Apollo Beach, Fla., and David Callahan and his wife Jody, of Danville; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in by one sister and several brothers.

A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Thursday at the Joseph J. Stutz Inc. Funeral Home, 40 S. Market St., Mount Carmel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church with the Rev. Francis Karwacki as celebrant.
Interment will follow in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

To leave a condolence for the family, please sign the guestbook at www.stutzfuneralhome.com.
Published on November 25, 2017
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