Shelby  County  Indiana
Obituaries

Gallagher


The  Tampa  Bay  Times
Tamp Bay, Florida
April 1, 2006
Page 6
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          ROY, MARJORIE GALLAGHER WEST, 81, of Largo, died Saturday (March 25, 2006) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater.  She was born in Shelby County, Indiana.  She worked locally for Direct Seafood and Arthur Murray.  She was also a homemaker, gardener, and Orlando Magic basketball fan.  Survivors include a son,  Robert West, Jr.,  St. Petersburg; two daughters,  Judith Adams,  Frisco, Texas, and  Linda Olson, Scottsdale, Ariz.; a stepson,  Raymond Roy,  Moltonboro, N.H.; two stepdaughters,  Anne Potvin and  Marie Dole,  both of Andover, Mass.; a brother, Indiana; three sisters, Indiana; 14 grandchildren, including Nicole West of St. Petersburg; and 15 great- grandchildren. E. James Reese Funeral Home and Crematory, Seminole.
Contributed by John Addison Ballard


The  Franklin  Star
Franklin, Indiana
Thursday, Nov. 21, 1946
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Frank Gallagher, Prominent Clark Farmer, 
Stricken Requiem High Mass is Saturday 
at St. Rose of Lima Church; 
Burial in Shelbyville
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          Funeral services for  Frank Gallagher, age 71, will be held Saturday morning at 9:30 o'clock at the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. The Rev. Anthony H. Seger will offer the requiem high mass.  Burial will be made in the St. Joseph Cemetery in Shelbyville. The body was taken from the Vandivier Funeral Home to the residence of Mrs. William Magill, a daughter, in Clark Township, late Thursday afternoon.  Friends may call at any time and are invited to attend the funeral services. Mr. Gallagher has been ill since March, following a stroke and had been in a critical condition since Saturday. He died at 12:45pm Wednesday, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Magill.
          Born April 6, 1875 in Shelby County, the son of the late Peter and Pheobe Crosby Gallagher, he was reared on the family farm and attended the township schools. On August 18, 1898, he was united in marriage to Miss Anna E. Kelley, and the couple went to housekeeping on a farm in Clark Township, Johnson County, which Mr. Gallagher farmed until 1940.
          Mrs. Gallagher died June 5, 1940. After Mr. Gallagher sold his home farm he lived on a small place north of Needham until his health failed and he went to the home of his daughter last March. Mr. Gallagher was devoted to his large family and the Gallagher home was known as a center of hospitality, always open to friends and neighbors. He took an active part in the farm groups in his community and was a faithful member of the St. Rose of Lima Church. He had been a member of the Knights of Columbus but was inactive at the time of his death.
          Surviving are 10 sons and daughters.  They are:  Mrs. Teresa Dehart of Morgantown,  Thomas Gallagher, of Indianapolis,  Mrs. Alice Runnebohm of Shelbyville, Victor Gallagher of Shelby County,  Francis Gallagher  of Franklin,  John Gallagher of Gerber, California,  James Gallagher of Heffersonville,  Mrs. Marguerite Magill  of Clark Township,  Mrs. Bernice Bullett of Green, N.Y., and  Carl Gallagher near Trafalgar. Others remaining are two sisters,  Mrs. Anna March of Boggstown, and  Mrs. Edna Bansbac of Shelbyville; and three brothers,  William Gallagher of Needham, Richard Gallagher, of Indianapolis, and Raymond Gallagher of Shelby County and 32 grandchildren.
Submitted by Kathy Kelley


The  Franklin  Evening  Star
June 6, 1940
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Mrs. Gallagher Taken By Death
Long Illness Fatal to Needham Woman
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           Mrs. Anna Kelly Gallagher, wife of  Frank Gallagher, died at 6:45 o'clock Wednesday evening at her home near Needham, known as the Comptom Home Place.  She was 63 years of age. Mrs. Gallagher had been in failing health for a number of years and seriously ill since March 25, although her condition was not critical until the past week.  Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 9:30 o'clock at the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Franklin.  Burial will be made in the Catholic cemetery at Shelbyville.  The body will be taken to the home of  Mr. and Mrs. Victor Gallagher one mile northeast of Needham, where friends may call at any time after 6 o'clock Thursday evening.  Friends are also invited to attend the funeral service.  Mrs. Gallagher was born March 28, 1877, near Edinburgh, the daughter of  Thomas and Sarah (Donahugh) Kelly.  She spent her young girlhood there, later moving with her parents to a farm in Shelby County. On August 18, 1901, she was united in marriage to Frank Gallagher at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Shelbyville.  They went to housekeeping in Shelby county, later moving to their farm near Needham where they resided until the farm was sold and they moved to the Compton Place a few weeks ago.
10 Children Survive

         Eleven children were born to this union, ten of whom survive. A daughter died in infancy. Surviving with the husband are  Mrs. Threesa Dehart, Greenwood;  Thomas Gallagher, Indianapolis;  Mrs. Alice Runnebolm, Shelbyville;  Victor Gallagher  of near Needhad;  Francis Gallagher, Franklin;  John Gallagher, Indianapolis,  James Gallagher, Fairland;  Mrs. Marguerite Magill, Rockland; Mrs. Bernice Bullet, Avoca, N.Y. and  Carl Gallagher  at home.  Twenty-three grandchildren and three brothers,  James Kelly, Richmond,  Leo Kelly, Scipio and  George Kelly, North Vernon, also survive.  Mrs. Gallagher was a devout member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.  She was a member of the alter guild and the parish council of the National Council of Catholic Women and until failing health prevented, was active in both groups.  She was always ready and willing to take her share in any of the parish activities.  Her home was one of genuine hospitality where her friends and those of her family were always welcome.  She was a devoted wife and mother and a faithful friend.
Submitted by Kathy Kelley


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, December 19, 1918
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COMMITTED  SUICIDE.
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(From Thursday's Daily.)
          Word has been received here by  Mrs. Ed Ferleman  that her half-sister,  Mrs. Nellie Gallagher,  committed suicide at her home in Indianapolis by taking carbolic acid.  Her husband is a conductor on the Muncie division of the Union traction line.  She was quite well known in this city, having visited here often.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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