Ruth M. Callahan

Ruth M. (Maloney) Callahan, 78, of Milton entered into eternal rest on May 24, 2013. She was the beloved wife of 53 years to Jean N. Callahan Milton Fire Department Chief (ret.) of Milton.  Devoted mother of Jean Marie Peterson and her husband Charles of Milton and Carol Ann McDonough and her husband James of Woburn.  Loving grandmother of Sean F. and Timothy C. Peterson and Meredith J. and Olivia R. McDonough.  Sister of the late Helen Mills and John Maloney.  Ruth is also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Upon graduation from Roslindale High School in 1952 Ruth worked as a secretary until her marriage in 1960 after which she devoted her life to caring for her family.  In later years, Ruth’s grandchildren were her greatest source of joy. A Milton resident for 53 years,  Ruth was  a faithful parishioner of Saint Mary of the Hills Church.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 29 at 10:00 A.M. in Saint Mary of the Hills Church, 29 Saint Mary’s Road, Milton.  Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours will be held at the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON, Tuesday from 4-7 P.M.  Interment Milton Cemetery.