John Richard (Dick) Callaghan was born April 26, 1928 in Durham England and passed away August 9, 2017 in Vernon, BC.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Ruth Callaghan of 58 years; son John Eric (Linda) Callaghan and their children John (Jessica); Jamie (Chris) and Lee; daughter Brenda (Mike) AIIard and their children Kevin (Tanya) Story and daughter Abbygail; Kari (Josh) Joyce and daughter Zoey and sons Kale and Scott; Laura (Aaron) Phinney and son Theo; and Brian Forrest. As well as niece Susan and nephew David (Donna) Callaghan.
Dick was predeceased by his great granddaughter Janice Story and younger brother Stan.
Dick was a long standing member (58 years) of the Legion and served as an executive in several different capacities during the last 24 years. He was a loving father and grandfather.
A Celebration of Life will be celebrated on September 2, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the Brigadier Murphy Armoury. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Alzheimer’s Association of Canada.