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Callahan Remembered As a Loving Father and Husband

A funeral mass will be held Thursday for the Sandy Hook man who died in the car accident on Route 111.

Liam J. Callahan, age 42, of Sandy Hook died suddenly on Monday, September 10, 2012 in Monroe. He was born in Norwalk, the son of Kevin and Carmel (O’Sullivan) Callahan.

A retired Norwalk police officer, Liam worked for a security company and was co-owner of ‘The Angry Pepper’ in Monroe. He was a loving husband and father who enjoyed cigars, hot sauce, and hiking with his family.

In addition to Laura, his loving wife of 12 years, he is survived by his son Ryan, age 8, brothers Owen Callahan and Brendan Callahan and his wife Susan, a sister Deirdre Denovalis and her husband Richard, mother and father-in-law Loreto and Michelina Piselli, sister-in-law Annalisa Breisler and her husband John, and brother-in-law Michael Piselli, as well as his nieces and his dog “Cooter”.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, at 11 a.m. at St. Philip Church, 1 Fr. Conlin Pl, Norwalk. His family will receive friends on Thursday from 5 to 8 pm at the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Avenue, Norwalk. Other services to be held privately.

Memorial donations may be made to the Ryan Callahan Scholarship Fund being set up by his family. For info or online guestbook, please go to: Magnerfuneralhome.com

KikiMoon September 11, 2012 at 08:58 PM
Does anyone know how the accident happened? It must've been very early Monday morning since no one saw it happened. RIP Liam.
Frank September 13, 2012 at 11:39 AM
It was Sunday morning, probably around 1:00 AM. He was on his way home from work.
Rosa Lee September 18, 2012 at 12:44 PM
Was it a car accident? the papers did not idicate that another car was involved. Or maybe he had a heart attack or something right before swerving off the road? My daughter went to pre-school with their son. I met the family a few times at school functions. so sad... my thoughts and prayers go out to his family
Christine E. September 18, 2012 at 01:49 PM
Comments shouldnt be allowed on obituaries.
owen callahan October 29, 2012 at 02:27 PM
RIP Bro, we all miss you terribly.

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