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Saturday December 30th, 2017
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Robert C. Callihan

Callihan, Robert C., 72, of Oakland. Died Dec. 27, 2017, at home. Born May 20, 1945, in Johnstown, PA and lived in Seward PA.  Preceded in death by parents Cal and Peg (Skelly); brothers Bernie, Bill, and Jim, and sisters Helene and Dorothy. Survived by his loving wife Barbara (Gorden) whom he was married to for a wonderful 52 years.  Also survived by sons Joseph (Sharon Killian), Thomas, Richard (Dee Stitt), and Jeffrey (Kirsten Kunz); Bob also leaves behind his grandchildren whom he loved immensely, Aaron, Ashley, Lauren, and Nicole; brothers and sisters Barbara, Diane, Joseph, Larry, and Ruth. Bob was retired from Bethlehem Steel and worked at Kircon Breco and DRS Technologies. Bob loved his family and sports.  A long time Pittsburgh Pirate and Steeler fan, he also loved watching his sons play baseball and basketball, rarely missing a game no matter where it was played, from elementary through their college careers. He loved watching his boys coach local HS basketball, and watching his grandchildren in all of their endeavors. Bob spent many years at the Lorain Moxham Little League where he served in various roles and loved helping young athletes have a place to play.  He loved playing Santa Claus in area hospitals and for children throughout the Johnstown area. Bob was also a trustee at the Oakland Vol. Fire Co.  He will be remembered fondly by his family, friends and former athletes in the area. Friends received from 4 to 7 PM Saturday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, where service will be held at 7 PM. Private Committal at convenience of the family. Family suggests donations to Oakland Vol. Fire Co. in memory of Bob. (Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com) 

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With a heavy heart I heard of Bob's passing. I am heartbroken and sorry for your loss. He was Bud's true friend. All of you should be proud of him which I am sure you are. He was a big help when Bud was sick. And Barb he loved your gobs! that was some of the things he liked. And ice cream when Bob took him for ice cream. May God heal all of your hearts.. When I think of Bob,I think of Bud.Untill we meet again with our husbands. All my prayers go out to you and your sons.. All my love Linda...

linda custer Jan 1 2018 12:00 AM

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A Faithful Blessings Bouquet was ordered on December 30, 2017

Expression of Sympathy Dec 30 2017 12:00 AM

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A Beauitful in Blue was sent on December 30, 2017

Our deepest sympathies. The Jesters Stan, Nancy, Georgia, Jaxon, and Jake

Expression of Sympathy Dec 30 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert Callihan

Dan Callihan Dec 30 2017 12:00 AM

I am truly saddened by Uncle Bobby's passing. I know all too well the feelings you are experiencing at this moment. Let them run their course and remember you have lots of family supporting you all.

Dan Callihan Dec 30 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry we were not able to attend the service at the funeral home but our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. You have our deepest sympathy.

Ron and Bev Miller Dec 30 2017 12:00 AM

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A BALANCE EASEL SPRAY was sent on December 29, 2017

Callihan Family sending thoughts and prayers from Redfield Fantasy Football. Rick (Champ), Dee, Lauren and Nicole let us know if there is anything we can do for you and your family. Sincere Sympathies.

Expression of Sympathy Dec 29 2017 12:00 AM

Our deepest condolences to the entire Callihan family.

May God Bless You All.

Darren and Barb McLaurin

Darren & Barb McLaurin Dec 29 2017 12:00 AM

My condolences and prayers to you on your loss. God has a New Angel.

Greg Town Dec 28 2017 12:00 AM

Our deepest condolences to the entire Callihan family. May God Bless You All.

Herb Jonea Dec 28 2017 12:00 AM

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