Ann Marie M. Gallagher
Ann Marie M. Gallagher
  • July 23, 1926 - May 24, 2017
  • Keene, New Hampshire

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Ann Marie (Clark) Gallagher 90 of Keene passed away peacefully May 24, 2017 at Bentley Commons Assisted Living where she resided.

Ann was born July 23 1926 in New York City, NY to the late Clyde and Mabel Clark . She is the last living survivor of the tragic Cocoanut Grove fire which took place Nov. 28, 1942 . Her parents were not so fortunate .

Ann was a lifelong resident of Keene and contributed much to her community . She was a 1944 graduate of Keene High School. She worked for Antioch N.E. Graduate School as an Administrative Assistant and later managed the school book store. On July 30, 1949 she married the love of her life: Joseph L. Gallagher.

Ann enjoyed travel with her late husband as well as spending time with family . She lived life to its fullest: where she enjoyed people, music, especially Sting , dancing and all things nature .

She is survived by her children Timothy and wife Deborah of Keene . Thomas and wife Robin of Fountain Hills Az. Patricia Aumand of N. Hampton N.H. Sisters Martha Mortenson and husband Howard of Charlestown NH . Carole Robinson and husband David of Sunapee N.H . Thirteen grandchildren and Sixteen great grandchildren .
She is predeceased by her husband Joseph of over 50 years and her daughter Susan Leslie who passed away May 6, 2016.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Bernard Church on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 10am. Private burial will be held at a later time. Family and friends are invited to call on the family on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 from 5 to 7pm at the Foley Funeral Home, 49 Court Street, Keene, NH. 03431.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2 Commerce Dr., Suite 110, Bedford, NH. 03410 or American Diabetes Association of New England, 10 Spain St. 2nd Floor, Framingham, MA. 01701.

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