Shelby County Indiana
The Tampa Bay Times
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.
Tamp Bay, Florida
April 1, 2006
Contributed by John Addison Ballard
The Franklin Star
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.
Thursday, Nov. 21, 1946
Frank Gallagher, Prominent Clark Farmer,
Stricken Requiem High Mass is Saturday
at St. Rose of Lima Church;
Burial in Shelbyville
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
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.
June 6, 1940
Mrs. Gallagher Taken By Death
Long Illness Fatal to Needham Woman
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
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.
Thursday, December 19, 1918
(From Thursday's Daily.)
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
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