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John P. Gallagher

1931 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
John P. Gallagher Obituary
John Paul Gallagher of Mount Pleasant, SC, previously a resident of Waban MA passed away peacefully on June 10, 2018. He was born on November 14,1931 to Oswald John Gallagher and Margaret Alice (Falkenstein) of Piedmont, CA. His wife of 52 years, Helen Denise (Cox) predeceased him. He is survived by his daughter, Heather Troy and her husband Robert Troy of Mount Pleasant, SC, and grandchildren Ryan, Kate, Jack, and Ella; sisters Mary Jane Betts (William M. Betts), Peggy M. Gazsi (Edwin S. Gazsi) and Sheila Guess (Paul Guess). He is the brother-in-law to Margretta Cox Curran (Robert E. Curran), Robert M. Cox (Kathleen Cox), Douglas Cox ( Dr. Kathryn Cox). He is the beloved uncle to many nieces and nephews. Jack was a graduate of Piedmont High School and UC- Berkeley. He achieved the rank of First Lieutenant of the U.S. Marine Corp. He later resided in Waban, MA and worked at IMO Industries for many years. In his younger years, he participated in track, pole vaulting, rugby, and football. He enjoyed playing golf at Woodland Golf Club, gardening, and, most of all, his family. Jack retired to Mount Pleasant SC, where he was able to enjoy time with his daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren. A funeral Mass will be held at Christ Our King Church in Mt. Pleasant SC on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 10:00 am.
Published in The Wellesley Townsman from June 19 to June 28, 2018
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