Joseph (Joe) R Callahan aged 82 of Hingham passed away November 24th after a short but insurmountable illness at South Shore Hospital surrounded by his family. He was the loving son of the late Joseph A Callahan and Myrtle (Smith) Callahan. Brother to Sharon Callahan of Hingham and Nancy Moore and her husband Butch of Weymouth, MA. Husband of the late Karen (Murphy) Callahan. Born in Weymouth and lifelong resident of Hingham, he retired from the United Parcel Service in 1994. Joseph is survived by his children, Tammy Callahan of Hull, Dennis and JoAnne Ames of Danbury, CT, Theresa and Douglas Bates of Middleboro, MA, Mary and Werner Schultz of Hull, MA and Daniel and Jasmin Callahan of Middleboro, MA. He was preceded in death by his sons, Joseph and William Callahan and by his granddaughter, Crystal Callahan. Joe is also survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren as well as several nephews and a niece. A Funeral Prayer Service will be held on Saturday December 4, 2021 at 10 A.M. at the Downing Cottage Funeral Chapel 21 Pond Street, Hingham. Visiting hours will be on Friday from 4-8 P.M relatives and friends invited. Burial will be at Fairmount Cemetery East Weymouth.
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