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Eileen Callaghan

Eileen Callaghan (née Riordan), born in Brennan’s Glen, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland on June 19, 1931, went to her heavenly reward this morning, April 1, 2020 after a short illness. Eileen is survived by her loving husband of 58 years John, her children Bridget Callaghan-Kane (Joe Kane), Mary Ann Fitzgerald, Michael (Vera), and Pat (Tommy Vetter). Eileen is predeceased by her much loved Son-In-Law Ben Fitzgerald, her 10 brothers and sisters, her Mother and Father, and all of her Aunts and Uncles. Eileen loved spending time with her Grandchildren, Kerry, Michael, Katherine, John, and Dennis. Eileen adored Irish Ceili dancing, and will be sorely missed on the dance floor by all her wonderful friends. Private family services will be this Friday, April 3, 2020, at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave., Bergenfield, with prayers and burial 11:00am at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus. 

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John and family, I am so sorry to hear of Eileen's passing. I had a mass said for her at our parish.

Helen Callaghan Flynn (Cousin Eileen) Jan 2 2022 12:06 AM

Bridget and Family, My sincerest condolences. I don't know you and didn't know your mother. May she rest in peace. I just read your article in the Somerset Daily Voice and it brought tears to my eyes. I lost my mom on December 23, 2019 and understand your pain. I can only imagine what you were forced to go thru when you were unable to be with her in the hospital. I would have felt exactly the same way. I can feel from what you wrote the love that surrounded your mom, and I assure you she knew that. I hope that you are able to do a mass in her memory in Church when this has passed. She is watching over you and now is at God's side. God Bless you. Nancy Zaccario

nancy.zaccario@yahoo.com Apr 22 2020 12:00 AM

I just read the story, online and then the obit. With tears streaming out of my eyes, for ALL of you. Very well, written. My heartfelt condolances to the entire family. Knowing what I did for my own mom during her illness, and all that I helped her with, my heart truley aches for what you all had to do..or in this case not do.

Linda Apr 22 2020 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss....Eileen was a lovely woman and the staff of Hair It Is always enjoyed her company. Rest In Peace, Eileen.

Carla Moschetto Apr 8 2020 12:00 AM

Dear Bridget and family
Shell be dancing with the Angels and the rest of her family and Dems. Shes your angel in heaven watching over you all. Hugs love from the the Bishop Fsmily , Lena, Mary, Louis

Lena Bishop Apr 2 2020 12:00 AM

Dear Bridget
Sending love and prayers from the Broome County Democratic Committee . Weve planted a tree in your moms memory, . Broome County Democratic Committee

Broome County Democratic Committee Apr 2 2020 12:00 AM