August 25, 1952 - October 18, 2021
AYER: Laura J. (Jordan) Callahan, 69, of Ayer, formerly of Quincy, died Monday, October 18, 2021 at her residence after a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer. Laura was born in Quincy, August 25, 1952, a daughter of Barbara (Benson) Jordan and the late Robert and grew up in Quincy. She was a graduate of North Quincy High School and continued her education at Northeastern University. Laura worked for the Town of Ayer School Department for over 24 years retiring in 2015 as the Executive Assistant to the Superintendent of Ayer Public Schools. In addition to her mother of Rockland, Laura leaves her husband of 44 years, Denis Callahan; three sons and daughters in law, John P. and Tessa Callahan, Luke R. and Shannon Callahan, Matthew J. and Lauren Callahan all of Wilmington; a stepson, D. Christopher Callahan of Arlington; her brother, Cooper Jordan of Kissimmee, FL; her sister, Linda Machnig of Middleboro; seven grandchildren, Rowan Callahan, Josephine Callahan, Finn Callahan, Nolan Callahan, Angelina Callahan, Bailey Callahan and Bryce Callahan. Laura loved the ocean, especially at Long Beach in Rockport, MA. She was an accomplished equestrian, enjoyed surfing in her younger years, was an avid reader, and loved traveling and dancing, and of course her dog Ralphie. A funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 AM Saturday, October 23, 2021 at St. Mary’s Church, 31 Shirley Street, Ayer. Interment will be held privately. Laura’s family will receive family and friends at calling hours on Friday, October 22nd from 4-7 PM at the Anderson Funeral Home, 25 Fitchburg Road (Rte. 2A) Ayer. For additional information or to leave an online condolence please visit their website at www.andersonfuneral.com. Memorial contributions may be made to David B. Perini Quality of Life Clinic, c/o Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215-5450.
AYER: Laura J. (Jordan) Callahan, 69, of Ayer, formerly of Quincy, died Monday, October 18, 2021 at her residence after a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer. Laura was born in Quincy, August 25, 1952, a daughter of Barbara (Benson) Jordan... View Obituary & Service Information
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