Lawrence Joseph Callan, Sr.
Entered into rest on February 9, 2014. Born June 9, 1938 to James L. Callan and Mary L. Callan. Survived by his loving wife of nearly 54 years, Michele; children, Karen Hegarty (Steve), Kim Callan, and L.J. Callan, Jr. (Julie); grandchildren, Jeff Hegarty, Ashley Hegarty, Heather Callan, and Nicole Hegarty; brother, John Callan (Linda) and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, his sister Barbara, brother James, and his grandson Brett James Callan.
Larry grew up in Marin attending St. Anselms, Marin Catholic, and Santa Clara University. For over 25 years, Larry was the owner of James L. Callan & Sons Jewelers. His second career was as the founder of Shark's Deli in Tiburon and L.J.'s Deli in San Rafael. Larry was a lifetime member of the San Rafael Elks Lodge 1108 and was a Past Exalted Ruler. He was also past president of the California Retail Jewelers Association and of the Marin County 49'ers Booster Club.
Memorial Mass to be held at Saint Raphael's Church on Saturday, Feb 15 at 10 am with a Celebration of Life to follow at the San Rafael Elks.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity. Larry was loved and will be greatly missed by his loving family and friends.
Arrangements under the direction of Keaton's Mortuary, San Rafael, CA.