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Lionel

Lionel "Nel" Callahan

December 9, 1936 June 1, 2020

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Obituary for Lionel "Nel" Joseph Callahan

Lionel "Nel" Joseph Callahan, 83, died Monday, June 1, 2020 at 11:08 AM. Born, December 9th, 1936 he was a native and resident of Thibodaux, Louisiana.

Private services to be held.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Jane Toups Callahan; son, Michael Callahan (Sue); daughters, Celeste Glover (Dave), Tammie Weathers (Wendell); grandchildren, Lori Ann Toups (Neal), Christopher Callahan (Katlyn), Joey Glover, Matthew Glover (Kaitlyn), Janie Glover, Ross Weathers (Kayla), Robert Weathers, Emily Cassagne (Alphonse); great grandchildren, Madeline, Michael and Allison Toups, Georgia Glover, Cooper Callahan and Annie James Callahan; sister, Ethel Bonvillain; brother, Walter "Billy" Callahan.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Lucille Gros Callahan; daughter, Lori Ann Callahan.

Nel had a wonderful sense of humor. His favorite times were spent with his family. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed traveling and spending time on Grand Isle.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Ordoyne Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Bill & Ali Chidester and Louie and Chandelle Richard sent flowers to the family of Lionel "Nel" Joseph Callahan.
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Bill & Ali Chidester and Louie and Chandelle Richard sent flowers to the family of Lionel "Nel" Joseph Callahan.
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Bill & Ali Chidester

We are so sorry for your loss. Paw Nel was one of a kind
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Bill & Ali Chidester purchased the Sweet Tranquility Basket and planted a memorial tree for the family of Lionel "Nel" Callahan.
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Pepper & Rachel

This tree will be planted in honor of your father who was a wonderful man. We are so sorry for your loss and we are praying for you and your family.
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Pepper & Rachel planted a memorial tree for Lionel "Nel" Callahan
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Louie and Chandelle Richard

In our thoughts and prayers.
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Louie and Chandelle Richard purchased flowers and planted a memorial tree for the family of Lionel "Nel" Callahan.
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Robin Mire

Mrs. Jane,
You & your family have my deepest sympathy on the loss of Mr. Lionel. I know that Mr. Lionel is R I P
Love ,
Robin Mire
( Bud Mire' s daughter)
Comment | Posted at 08:01pm via Condolence
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Tommy & Cathy Naquin

Lionel's Family - So sorry for your loss - Was a good man & Friend - MAY HE REST IN PEACE - GOD BLESS
Comment | Posted at 09:25am via Condolence
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