YORK Mary Jane (Strickler) Gallagher, 80, died on Thursday, September 26, 2013, at 4:42 p.m. at her home. She was the wife of Edward Joseph Gallagher, Jr. with whom she celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary on October 29, 2012. Mrs. Gallagher was born November 23, 1932, in York, and was the daughter of the late Maurice and Mary (Forrey) Strickler. She was retired as a cook with Spring Grove School District, life member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the West York VFW Post # 8951, and a social member of the Liberty Social Club of North York. Mrs. Gallagher is survived by her husband; children, Edward and Suzann Gallagher, Rose Marie and Thomas Nirosky, James and Michelle Gallagher, and Charles and Pamela Gallagher; 7 grandchildren; and 3 great -grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Ketterman. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to Memorial White Rose Hospice, 1412 Sixth Avenue, York, PA 17403. www.workinger-semmel.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Oct. 1, 2013