AGE: 81 • Parsippany
Fred Gallagher passed away on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at his home. He was 81. He was born in Jersey City and grew up in Lyndhurst. Fred lived in North Arlington before moving to Parsippany in 1965.
Fred served in the United States Army during peace time and was honorably discharged on Nov. 20, 1960. He worked in the financial industry as a banking executive for 30 years. Fred began his career with New Jersey Bank, and retired as a Vice President from Chase Bank in Parsippany in 1994.
Fred is pre-deceased by his wife, Doris T. (nee-Schliesser) who passed away in December 7, 1975 and his daughter, Laura Liptak who passed away in 1994. Survivors include his wife, Merle A. (nee-Ellender); his sons: Fred A. of Rockaway and Kenneth R. of Easton, PA; his daughters: Patricia Brewer of Point Pleasant & Sandra McFarlane of Westtown, NY. His brother; Robert of Florida; and his 7 cherished Grandchildren Kathleen, Brian, Billy, Laura, Kevin, Casey, and Megan.
Relatives and Friends are invited to attend his Funeral on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 8:30 am from the Par-Troy Funeral Home, 95 Parsippany Road, Parsippany.(973) 887-3235 or visit www.partroyfuneralhome.com
. With the Liturgy of Christian Burial to be offered at 9:30 am at Saint Christopher R.C. Church. 1050 Littleton Road, Parsippany. Interment: Restland Memorial Park, East Hanover. Visiting hours are on Sunday from 3pm-7pm ONLY at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his memory to
, P.O. Box 650309 Dallas, TE 75265 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 300 Memphis, TN 38148.