Spr James Francis “Jim” Callaghan, P.Eng., (Ret’d)

    • Sapper James Francis “Jim” Callaghan, P.Eng., (Ret’d)
    • RCE Badge circa 1937-52

    We regret to advise of the death of Sapper James Francis “Jim” Callaghan, P.Eng., (Ret’d) at the Moncton, NB Hospital on 29  January  2002 at the age of 82 years.

    Jim graduated from the University of New Brunswick in 1941 with a degree in Civil Engineering.  He was a veteran of the Second World War who served overseas with the Royal Canadian Engineers. After the war, Jim practised as an engineer and, in 1967, he founded Callaghan Contracting Ltd.  During this time he oversaw the construction and repair of over 60 bridges in the province of New Brunswick.

    After retiring in 1988, Jim remained active in the community, church, Knights of Columbus, the International Gathering of the Irish, Commissioner for the Greater Moncton Town Planning Commission, Commissioner for the Moncton Water and Sewerage Commission, member and Past President of the Moncton Probus and Gyro Clubs. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #6 in Moncton.

    Visitation will take place at the Tuttle Brothers Funeral Home in Moncton on 31 January from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 PM.  A funeral mass will be celebrated from St. Bernard’s Roman Catholic Church, Moncton on 1 February at 11:00 AM with interment in Our Lady of Calvary Roman Catholic Cemetery in the spring. Donations may be made to The Ray of Hope Needy Kitchen Inc., or to a charity of one’s choice.  {dcApr2017gd}[zsd, zcc, zpi, zsp]