HOULTON - Evelyn Callnan, 89, passed away May 30, 2015 at a local hospital. She was born Dec. 22, 1925 in Wytopitlock.
Evelyn grew up in Aroostook County and graduated from Houlton High School. She met and married Donald Callnan, together they raised their eight children on their family farm. Evelyn loved all animals especially cats and birds. She enjoyed flowers, reading the newspaper and doing crossword puzzles.
Evelyn is survived by her seven children Dennis Callnan and his wife Lynn, William Callnan and his wife Sandra, Jane Mitchell and her husband Richard, Timothy Callnan and his wife Susan, Paul Callnan and his wife Cindy, Peter Callnan and his husband John Hennessy, James Callnan and his wife Cheryl; eighteen grandchildren, twenty five great grandchildren; three brothers-in-law Robert Anderson, Maurice Callnan and his wife Mary, Francis Callnan and his wife Ellen; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband Donald, her son Andrew and her brother Reginald Campbell. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Abouleish and the staff of Madigan Estates for their wonderful care.
Friends may call at Saint Mary of the Visitation Church Friday, June 5, 9:00am until the time of service 10:00AM when a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated with Fr. David Raymond celebrant. Interment will be in the Old St. Mary's Cemetery. A time of fellowship will follow the service in the Parish Center. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made in Evelyn's memory payable to the Houlton Humane Society c/o Dunn Funeral Home 11 Park Street Houlton, 04730. Online condolences and guest book: dunnfuneral.com