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Delores A. (Peterson) Callahan Kerr

KENNEDY, NY – Delores A. (Peterson) Callahan Kerr, 87, of Flood Road, Randolph, died on her birthday Wednesday July 6, 2022 at the home of her son, Jeffrey in Kennedy, while under the Hospice guard.

She was born on July 6, 1935 in Bradford, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Elmer Clarence and Eileen Wave (Kribbs) Peterson. She graduated from Kane High School in Kane, Pennsylvania.

She was a homemaker to her family and enjoyed spending time with her family, going to flea markets, auctions, antiquing, traveling and taking care of her dogs.

She is survived by her son, Jeffrey (Meredith) Callahan of Kennedy; daughter-in-law, Sheryl (late Michael) Callahan of Steamburg; seven grandchildren: Christina Bowers (late Dean) and Morgan (Andrew) Dzierzanowski, all of Steamburg, Kevin R. Callahan, Leilani (Rob) Callahan and Ashley (Lucas) Callahan, all of Randolph, and Caitlynn and Zachary Callahan of Kennedy ; six great-grandchildren; Haley (Blake) Chancey, Michael Dean (Amanda) Bowers, Madison (Jason) Callahan, Tre Dzierzanowski and Kai and Zavier Lebarron; and two great-great-grandchildren: Zainder and Zamuel Chancey.

Delores was predeceased by her parents, Elmer and Eileen; a son, Michael R. Callahan on March 16, 2021; and two husbands: Robert Cleo Callahan and Charles Kerr.

The family will be hosting a gathering of family, friends and relatives on Saturday (July 9, 2022) beginning at 3 p.m. at the home of their son, Jeff Callahan (Meredith) 4014 Hopkins Road, Kennedy, NY 14747 (City of Ellington ).

According to his wishes, visits will not be observed. Interment will be at Mt. Tabor Cemetery, Kane, Pennsylvania.

Arrangements are entrusted to Van Rensselaer & Son Funeral Home, 14 Church St., Randolph.

To send a journal of condolences to www.vanrensselaer andsonfuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Road, Jamestown, NY 14701.