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Orville Callahan

November 9, 1950 — August 24, 2021

*********SERVICE UPDATE***********


Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral on Wednesday, September 29, 2021beginning at 9:00 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be held at St. Eloi Cemetery.


Orville A. Callahan, Sr., age 70, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, August 25, 2021. Orville was a resident of Houma.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic; local and CDC regulations require facemask and proper social distancing while attending funeral services.  

Orville is survived by his loving wife, Virginia Callahan; children, Orville “Pedo” Callahan, Jr. and wife Carrie Rose Voisin, William “Willie” Callahan, Patty Callahan Dupre, Wendy Callahan Clark and husband David; step-children, Michael Busbice, Jr., and wife Kelley, Garrett Porche, Angela Busbice Stein and husband Kevin; grandchildren, Gage and Dylan Dupre, Zoe Callahan, Ally and Abbigail Tindell, Alexis and Bryce Callahan, Travis and Aaron Clark, Zana Callahan, Austin and Tyler Stein; and seven great grandchildren.

Orville is preceded in death by his 1st wife, Patricia “Patsy” Porche Callahan; parents, Eugene and Alice Bourg Callahan; brother, Eugene Callahan, Jr.; sister, Melinda Callahan and husband Wesley “Jughead” Vail; and son-in-law, Brandon Dupre.

Orville was a wonderful man that was blessed with a beautiful family. Orville loved his community as much as he loved his family, but he adored his grandchildren. Orville loved hard and worked hard. His dedication to his community was second to none. He retired with the Houma Police Department then went on to become the City Marshal. He was a parishioner of St. Eloi Catholic Church and served in many capacities, 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus, forty-year member of the Fraternal Order of Police and served on many boards throughout the years. Orville will be dearly missed by his family and community. He leaves a legacy behind and is now resting in the arms of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, August 27, 2021

5:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

Chauvin Funeral Home

5899 LA-311, Houma, LA 70360

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Funeral Service

Saturday, August 28, 2021

9:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

St. Eloi Catholic Church

1335 Bayou Dularge Rd, LA 70397

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Saturday, August 28, 2021

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Chauvin Funeral Home & Crematory


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