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Patricia Ann Gallagher

Obituary for Patricia Ann Gallagher

December 23, 2017
Rockland, Massachusetts


Patricia Ann Gallagher (Turecki), 78 of Rockland, died on December 23, 2017 in her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Boston, Daughter of the late Thaddeus and Elizabeth (Innis) Turecki. Patricia was raised and educated in the Savin Hill Neighborhood of Dorchester graduating from Monsignor Ryan High School. She attended Newbury Junior College and Laboure Nursing School before becoming a Registered Nurse. Mrs. Gallagher worked for over forty years as an RN, at St. Margaret and St. Elizabeth Hospitals.

Patricia was a longtime communicant of Holy Family Church where she served as a Eucharistic Minister and belonged to The Church Breakfast Club, serving the homeless, and a volunteer at The Daughters of Charity in Naples FL.

Patricia is survived by her loving Husband, James C. Gallagher of Rockland. Mother of Charleen Cherwek and her Husband Mark of Quincy, John Gallagher of Rockland, Patricia Gallagher of Rockland, Kathy Mahoney and her Husband Pat of Rockland, Jeanne Mann and her Husband Dennis of Holbrook, and Jamie Gallagher of Bridgewater. Sister of the late Thaddea Gaudet and Christopher Turecki. Grandmother of James, John, Patrick, Owen, Bridget, Evan, and Katherine. Also, survived by several Nieces and Nephews, and close friends

The family welcomes friends and loved ones to celebrate Patricia's life on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union Street, Rockland, MA. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, December 29, 2017 at 9:00 AM in The Holy Family Church in Rockland. Burial will be held in The Holy Family Cemetery. Donations may be made to The Hospice of the South Shore, 30 Reservoir Park Drive, Rockland MA 02370.

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135 Union Street
Rockland, MA 02370
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