In Loving Memory of Gerard F. Gallagher

Gerard F. Gallagher

Gerard F. Gallagher

Dunmore, PA July 12, 1935 ~ June 11, 2015 Date of Service: June 14, 2015

Gerard F. Gallagher, 79, of Scranton, died Thursday in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit in Dunmore.


Born and raised in Dunmore and Scranton, he was the son of the late Peter J. and Marie Dougherty Gallagher.  Before his retirement, he was employed for more than thirty-five years at the former Mercy Hospital in Scranton.


Gerard was a kind and loving uncle and friend who will be missed by many, especially his friends at Andy Gavin’s, who were always there for him with kindness and friendship.


He is survived by several nieces and nephews, Joseph Dodgson, Denise Lahotski, Patricia Dudley, Colleen Savka, Jackie Davitt, Mary Theresa Hawley, Kathleen Quinlin and Kenneth Gallagher and a  sister-in-law, Nancy Gallagher.


He was preceded in death by his siblings, Anna Mae Davitt, Lorraine Dodgson, Kenneth Gallagher, and William Gallagher.


The family wishes to thank the nurses and staff of Hospice of the Sacred Heart for their care and compassion shown to Gerard during his times of need. 


A funeral service will be held Sunday at 4 p.m. in the Carulcci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore.  Friends may call from 2 p.m. until the time of service. 


Interment will be privately held in Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton. 


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Gerard’s memory may be made to Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 340 Montage Mountain Rd, Moosic, PA 18507.

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