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Dennis J. Callahan

July 15, 1946 - November 20, 2019

Dennis J. Callahan, 73, of Virginia Beach, Va. died of cancer at home on Wednesday, November 20th, 2019. Lt. Callahan served two tours of duty in Vietnam with the U.S. Army and retired from the U.S. Navy after 20 years of military service. Upon retiring from the Navy he became a math teacher in the Virginia Beach area for 10 years.

He is survived by his wife, Robin Callahan of Virginia Beach; his son, Patrick Callahan of Eagleville, PA; his sister, Christine McKay (Mac) of Severna Park, MD; and his brothers, Bryan Callahan (Jane) of Columbia, SC and Tim Callahan (Jackie) of Jacksonville, FL. The family would like to thank Interim Hospice for their great care.

A visitation and gathering of family and friends will take place from 2-4pm on Sunday, November 24th at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5033 Rouse Drive in Virginia Beach. He will be interred in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Paralyzed Veterans or the charity of your choice. Condolences may be left to the family below.

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Date: Sunday, November 24, 2019


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel

5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

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