WILLIAM J. "MAC"
Formerly of the Strip District, on Friday, December 6, 2013, age 85. Beloved husband of Joan Moore and the late Anne Frynkewicz; beloved father of Nancy Hendershot and husband David, Kathleen Gallagher and William Gallagher and wife Christine; stepfather of Monica Papa and husband Al and Marianne Namachar and husband Ron; loving grandfather of nine, Holly Hendershot, Cailyn, Liam, Ryan and Evan Gallagher, Laura and Joseph Papa and Nicole and Emily Namachar; he is also survived by his sister, Grace Reidy; and brother Paul Gallagher; he was preceded in death by brothers, John and Raymond Gallagher; and parents Anna and Charles "Splash" Gallagher; also survived by devoted nieces and nephews. Bill was a 1945 graduate of Central Catholic High School. He served three years in the Navy during WWII
, stationed at Com Serv Pac in Hawaii. After 40 years, he retired in 1990 from his position as Administrator of the Plumbing Division of Allegheny County. Friends received at McCABE BROS., INC. FUNERAL HOME, 5300 Penn Avenue, Bloomfield on Tuesday and Wednesday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., where Funeral will commence on Thursday at 10 a.m., followed by Mass of Christian Burial in St. Paul Cathedral at 11 a.m. Interment with military honors to follow in Calvary Cemetery. The family wishes to thank Family Hospice and Palliative Care and Bayada Home Health Care for their kind and compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Central Catholic High School or for Masses in his name at Old St. Patrick Church, Strip District. www.mccabebrothers.com
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