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Michael P. Kilgallon Sr. Obituary
MICHAEL P. KILGALLON SR., 66, OF POTTSTOWN Michael P. Kilgallon Sr., 66, of Pottstown and formerly of Conshohocken, died on Wednesday, February 8, 2012. He was born in Philadelphia on October 3, 1945, son of the late John and Molly (Boland) Kilgallon. He was the beloved husband of Margaret "Peggy" (King) Kilgallon for 41 years. Michael was raised in Conshohocken and an alumnus of St. Matthew High School Class of 1963. He attended Temple University. He served his country honorably as a soldier in the United States Army. He was employed by Genuardi Markets for 34 years. Michael devoted much of his time and talents to helping people with special needs as a volunteer for multiple Montgomery County organizations: IM4Q, MHMR, and the Special Olympics. He loved watching youth sports and was an integral part of such programs serving as both coach and referee for Plymouth Township baseball and basketball. You could always find him at a sporting event rooting for his grandchildren, nephews, or nieces. Michael, forever proud of his Irish heritage, was best known as "Big Mike" because of his big heart fully devoted to his family and friends. He is survived by his three sons, Michael P. Jr. (Katrina) of Spring City, Patrick T. of Norristown and Daniel P. (Susan) of Beesleys Point, NJ; a daughter, Erin P. of Marcus Hook, PA; three brothers, Rev. John J. Kilgallon of Our Lady of Good Council in Southampton, James of Landsdale and Daniel of Plymouth Meeting; a sister, Maureen Hanna of Conshohocken; four grandchildren, Kelsey, Mick, Maggie and Lily, and beloved friends, Dave and Judy Minnick. Relatives and friends may pay respects on Sunday evening, February 12, from 6-8 p.m. or on Monday morning, February 13, from 9-10:30 a.m. at the William A. Moore Funeral Home, 708 Fayette St., Conshohocken. A funeral mass will be officiated by Rev. John J. Kilgallon at 11 a.m. in St. Matthew RC Church, Third Ave. and Fayette St., Conshohocken. Interment, St. Matthew Cemetery in Conshohocken. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Michael's memory may be made to Elwyn Orchard Lane, 2303 Orchard Ln., Marcus Hook, PA 19061 or to Special Olympics of Montgomery County, 980 Harvest Dr., Suite 203, Blue Bell, PA 19422.

Published in The Mercury on Feb. 11, 2012
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