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Fred­er­ick Leo Cal­lan Jr.

Fred­er­ick “Fred” Leo Cal­lan Jr., 90, died Septem­ber 30, 2018, at Bur­nett-Calvert Hospice House, Prince Fred­er­ick, MD. He was born in Worces­ter, MA on Feb. 13, 1928, to Fred­er­ick Leo Cal­lan and Bertha Hope (Haney) Cal­lan.

He en­listed in the U.S. Navy in 1946 and in the U.S. Air Force in 1952. In 1950 he grad­u­ated from Worces­ter Ju­nior Col­lege and re­lo­cated to Wash­ing­ton, DC. He then at­tended Amer­i­can Univer­sity in 1954.

Fred be­gan his ca­reer in 1951 with the Met­ro­pol­i­tan Po­lice Depart­ment in Wash­ing­ton, DC, re­tir­ing in 1970 as a De­tec­tive. In 1971, he be­came an In­ves­ti­ga­tor with Safe­way Stores in Lan­dover, MD; and re­tired again in 1984 to Calvert County, MD with Linda (Keyser) Cal­lan, his wife of 34 years.

Fred played base­ball and bas­ket­ball while in col­lege; had try outs with the Bos­ton Red Sox Base­ball Farm Sys­tem. He was an ac­com­plished painter of oils and pen­cil draw­ings, en­joyed fish­ing, hunt­ing and car­pen­try.

Sur­viv­ing Fred are Ju­dith Har­graves Plan­ner, niece, Pierce, NB; Nan Cal­lan, mother to his three chil­dren: Michael B. Cal­lan (Jenni), of Jef­fer­son, MD; Bryan T. Cal­lan (Lori), of Mid­dle­town, MD; Colleen Cal­lan Benner, of New Mar­ket, MD; Linda’s chil­dren: Shan­non F. Pul­lium (Mark), of Me­chan­icsville, MD; Kelly M. Austin (Charles), of Cal­i­for­nia, MD; as well as 16 grand­chil­dren.

In ad­di­tion to his par­ents, he was pre­de­ceased by his sis­ter, Dorothy E. Har­graves; brother-in-law, Ray­mond A. Har­graves; and nephew, David W. Har­graves.

A Cel­e­bra­tion of Fred’s Life was held at Lee Fu­neral Home Calvert. In­ter­ment will be pri­vate at Mary­land Vet­er­ans Ceme­tery, Chel­tenham, MD.

The fam­ily would like to thank Calvert Hospice for pro­vid­ing com­pas­sion­ate end-oflife care to Fred. In lieu of flow­ers, con­tri­bu­tions are en­cour­aged to Calvert Hospice, P.O. Box 838, Prince Fred­er­ick, MD 20678.


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