WEST MILFORD - Janet L. Gallagher, 67, of West Milford, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Born in New York, Janet raised her children in Bloomingdale before moving to West Milford 25 years ago. She dedicated her life to caring for elderly people, animals and her family. She was a talented artist and loved spending time with her granddaughters. Janet is survived by her son, John, and his wife, Joy; her daughters, Kim and Shelly; her granddaughters, Rachael, Heather, Hannah and Heidi; her sister, Geraldine Brooks, and her husband, James; and her very best friends, Jeffrey Jacobus and GiGi Gallagher. She was predeceased by her son, Edwin, in 2013. Funeral services were private and under the direction of M. John Scanlan Funeral Home, Pompton Plains. In lieu of flowers, donations in Janet's memory to the West Milford Animal Shelter would be greatly appreciated by her family.
Published in The New Jersey Herald on Apr. 20, 2014