2008-07-18 / Obits

Cornelius Leo O'Callaghan


Cornelius O'Callaghan, a 52-year Breezy Point resident, died July 13. He was 83.

O'Callaghan was born in Brooklyn on February 26, 1925. He was the seventh son of ten children born to Cornelius and Theresa (nee Purcell) O'Callaghan of Brooklyn. He served in the Navy in the Pacific during World War II. He was a member of St. Thomas and Immaculate Heart of Mary.

He is survived by his wife, Louise (nee Casey); sister, Theresa Metcalf; children, Mark, Patricia, Margaret Rogan, Susan Mitchell, Eileen Geier, Neil, Nancy O'Callaghan-Friend, Maryann Appel and Edward; 20 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Interment was at St. John's Cemetery in Queens, New York. All other arrangements were kept private.

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