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Frances "Frankie" (Gnecco) Callahan

June 15, 1918 - June 16, 2021

Obituary For Frances "Frankie" (Gnecco) Callahan

Frances “Frankie” (Gnecco) Callahan, 103, of Seabrook Beach, NH and formerly of Beverly and Newton MA, died peacefully on Wednesday June 16 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers following a brief illness. She was the devoted wife of the late A. Joseph Callahan. Jr and the late John L Gnecco.

Born in Brighton, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Effie May (Shoefeltd) Young. She was raised and educated in Brighton and was a graduate of Brighton High School, class of 1936. She later lived in Newton, Beverly, Boynton Beach, Fl and has spent her last years between Seabrook Beach and Beverly.

Frankie was an avid golfer and was a member of Salem Country Club for over 30 years. She played her final round of golf when she was 92. She enjoyed taking her daily walks, enjoyed painting and in her younger years bowling as well. She loved to shop and visit out of the way places for clothes and other items.

Frankie is survived by her son Mike and his wife Maureen Gnecco of Seabrook Beach, NH, her three daughters, Donna Viscione of Peabody, Deborah Kenny of North Hampton, NH, and Pam and Mike Szostakowski of Nahant.

Following cremation, a Memorial Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday July 9 at St. Margaret’s Church, Beverly Farms at 10:30 AM to which relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Burial services will be private.

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