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Edward J. Gallagher, a longtime Newton resident, passed away on March 11, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Edith (Dobens) Gallagher. Devoted father of Michael Gallagher and his wife Serry of NH, James Gallagher and his wife Patricia of Texas, Kathleen Gallagher of MA, Patricia Orsillo and her husband Richard of NH, Joan Gallagher and Elizabeth Gal- lagher, both of MA. Dear brother of Theresa Fitzpatrick of Watertown and the late Beatrice Hilton, Charles Gallagher and Rita Barker. Also survived by 6 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Ed was the longest-serving business agent, over 35 years, for Carpenters Local #275, Newton. He was an avid cribbage, poker and craps player and enjoyed playing with family and friends. Veteran of WWII in the Pacific Theater and the Korean Conflict. Visiting hours were held in the Andrew J. Magni & Son Funeral Home, 365 Watertown St, Rt. 16, Newton, Thursday, March 15, from 4-8PM and again Friday morning at 8AM, before proceeding to Our Lady Help of Christians Church, 573 Washington St, Newton for a 9AM Funeral Mass. Burial was in MA National Cemetery, Bourne (Cape Cod). In lieu of flowers, donations in Edwards name may be made to the Newton Senior Center, 345 Walnut St, Newton, 02460 or to the , 260 Cochituate Rd, Suite 200, Framingham, MA, 01701.
Published in The Newton Tab from Mar. 18 to Mar. 28, 2018
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