Marie Theresa Gallagher
Marie Theresa Gallagher
  • April 6, 1926 - January 5, 2018
  • Manasquan, New Jersey

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Marie T. Gallagher, age 91, of Manasquan/Wall, NJ passed away peacefully on January 5th at Ocean Medical Center in Brick after a brief illness. She was born in Springfield, MA and moved to Freehold, NJ as a child. She lived in Wall all of her adult life, having moved there with her husband, Robert H. Gallagher, with whom she shared 60 years of marriage filled with laughter, happiness, and love before his passing in 2008.

She is also pre-deceased by her parents, Joseph and Elizabeth Mahoney and her three siblings, Joseph, Rita and John. She is survived by her five children, Richard Gallagher, James Gallagher, Patrick Gallagher, Kathi Homenick, Lynne Gallagher and her four beloved grandchildren, Katherine Gallagher, Megan Gallagher King, Christopher Gallagher Homenick, Kelly Marie Homenick and many nieces and nephews.

Marie worked in several stores in Manasquan, most notably Timm's. She was a long time member of the Red Oak Woman's Club in Wall and a parishioner of St. Denis Church in Manasquan. She loved being with her family, hosting extended family picnics, parties and holiday events throughout her life. She was also an avid crafter and volunteer.

A Memorial Gathering will be held at the Neary Quinn Funeral Home, 39 South St. Manasquan, NJ on Wednesday, January 10, 2017 from 7-8PM. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, January 10, 2017 at 8PM at the funeral home. Her ashes will be interred beside her husband in The St. Rose of Lima Cemetery in Freehold at a later date. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Marie's memory to the Wall Community First Aid Squad.