Gail  Callaghan

Celebration of Life

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday, March 30, 2019
Kent Island Fire Department Community Hall
1610 Main Street
Chester, Maryland, United States

Obituary of Gail Ann Callaghan

Gail Ann Callaghan, 75, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019 after a short illness.

Gail was born in Washington, DC to Leslie and Edith Vaughn on September 30, 1943.  She graduated from Bladensburg High School in 1961 and went to work for the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency until her retirement in 1999.  After her retirement, Gail moved to Selbyville, DE where she enjoyed the laid back beach resort life style.

Gail was a kind, generous and loving friend, mother, grandmother (Mommaw) and great grandmother and will be missed tremendously by all who knew her.

She is survived by her siblings, Sandra Hansen and Neil Vaughn, as well as her 3 Children, Lisa Loeffler (Joe), Michael Callaghan (Meredith), Carrie Rusticelli (Jason), 8 Grandchildren, Jordan Merkel, Devan Connor (Sean), Morgan Merkel, Benjamin Callaghan, Kierstan Merkel, Jason Merkel, Zachary Callaghan, Jessica Callaghan and 2 great grandchildren, Riley Disney and Elsie Connor.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, March 30th, from 4-7 PM at the Kent Island Fire Department Community Hall, located at 1610 Main Street, Chester, MD. 

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the American Liver Foundation, or to the Delmarva Cat Connection in her memory.

Arrangements are in the care of Eastern Shore Cremation and Funeral Service, 504 Franklin Avenue, Berlin, MD 21811.  To send condolences to the family, please visit


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