She was born on April 1, 1921, in Ralston, the daughter of Thomas F. and Alma Breen Skelly.
Mrs. Callahan was a graduate of Ralston High School and then received a Bachelor of Science degree in secondary education from Pennsylvania State University, where she was a member of Theta Phi Alpha women’s fraternity. She later served on the Penn State Alumni Council. She was a retired teacher.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Robert J. Callahan,who died in 1998; a sister, Ann M. Skelly; and a daughter-in-law, Debra J. Callahan.
She was a member of the St. Elizabeth Anne Seton Catholic Church of Crofton, where a Funeral Mass will be held on Jan. 6, 2018.
Burial was in Wildwood Cemetery in Williamsport.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105,