Shelley L. Callahan, 68, passed away at home on December 28, 2021, with her family by her side. She was born in Utica on September 22, 1953, the daughter of the late James and Alice (Beattie) Richardson, and attended Clinton Central School. Shelley was united in marriage to Michael Callahan. She loved to spend time outdoors tending to her flower beds and vegetable gardens. Her lawn and gardens were lovingly cared for and the most beautiful on the street. She is survived by her husband, Michael; her siblings, Juliette Richardson and Audrey Legacy; daughter, Patricia; grandson David; and many in-laws, nieces, and nephews. Private services will be held for the family. Arrangements by Owens-Pavlot & Rogers Funeral Service.