William Gallagher

William Brian Gallagher

Wednesday, August 20th, 1947 - Friday, March 6th, 2020
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William Brian Gallagher 72 of Wall, NJ died Friday, March 6, 2020 at home. Born in Teaneck, NJ William lived in Pennington, NJ before moving to Spring Lake Hts and then Wall. He was a graduate of Monmouth University, where he played soccer. He served in the National Guard. William was a self-employed builder, working in Pennington for many years. He was a parishioner of St. Rose Church, Belmar. William was on the Board of Directors at Xanadu, Wall. Bill was an avid gardener.
William was predeceased by his parents Roger and Helene Gallagher. Surviving is his beloved wife of 34 years, Kathleen A. Gallagher, 2 daughters Corinne Gallagher of Oceanside, CA, Tina Stanton of New York, a granddaughter Avery, a niece Nadine Parlapiano and her husband Michael, 2 grand nephews Alec and Billy and a grandniece Trista.
Visitation will be Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 9AM until 10 AM at the O’Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Hwy 35 at New Bedford Rd., Wall. Funeral Mass will follow at 10:30 AM at St. Rose Church, Belmar. Burial will follow in St. Catharine Cemetery, Wall. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in William’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl. Memphis, TN 38105.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, March 11th, 2020 | 9:00am - 10:00am
    Wednesday, March 11th, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am
    O'Brien Funeral Home - Wall
    2028 NJ-35
    WALL, NJ 07719
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  • Service

    Wednesday, March 11th, 2020 | 10:30am
    Wednesday, March 11th, 2020 10:30am
    St. Rose Church
    603 Seventh Avenue
    BELMAR, NJ 07719
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    Rev. Msgr. Edward Arnister
  • Interment

    St. Catharine Cemetery & Mausoleum
    1000 West Chicago Blvd.
    SEA GIRT, NJ 08750
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  • Monmouth University


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Marie S Gelb

Posted at 08:59am
Although our paths took us in different directions, I’m glad to have know Bill, even for a little while.

Linda Weeden

Posted at 11:41pm
What a fine man Bill was.....he was kind, caring, and soft spoken......a joy to have known.......he always included everyone and made you feel special. You will be missed Bill.

The Arrowood Friends.

Posted at 03:47pm
We are so sorry for your loss. We are all with you in spirit
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Ryan Block

Posted at 11:43pm
Thoughts and prayers are with William and his family. I feel privileged to have known of him through the eyes of his daughter, Corinne.
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