Alfred D.Thomas Funeral Home
326 Granite Avenue
Milton, MA 02186
(617) 696-4200

Philomena Mary Veronica (Naughton) GALLIGAN

Obituary Condolences Gallery

Philomena Mary Veronica (Naughton) GALLIGAN Obituary
GALLIGAN, Philomena Mary Veronica (Naughton) Of Hull, originally from Garrafine, Ireland, April 13, 2014. Beloved wife of William T. Devoted mother of Lisa M. of Petaluma, CA, Paul J. of Weymouth, MA, John P. of Hull, MA, and the late William C. and Mary K. Sister of Carmel and Kathleen of Milton, MA, Helen of Abington, MA, Ann of Sheffield, England, Mary of Ireland, and brother Patrick of Ireland and the late Margaret, Bridget, and Agnes and brother Christopher. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wed. at 11 AM. Visiting at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Wed. 9:30 to 10:30 AM, prior to Mass. She raised four children; two of whom were Special Olympians. A devout Catholic, true friend, and dedicated advocate for the developmentally and physically disabled, Philomena had a true Irish heart and a strong and gracious spirit. She never lost sight of her Irish roots, frequently speaking Gaelic and dancing to her favorite Irish music. In lieu of flowers, remembrances in honor of Philomena may be made to VinFin, the , Rheumatoid Arthritis, or to Halleck Creek Ranch Therapeutic Horseback Riding program in Nicasio, CA. Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home Milton (617) 696-4200
Published in The Boston Globe on Apr. 15, 2014
Read More