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March 15, 1924 – October 5, 2018

John Gallagher
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Obituary for John Joseph Gallagher

John Joseph Gallagher, of Havre de Grace, MD passed away on October 5, 2018. He was 94.
Mr. Gallagher was born in New York, New York, to John Joseph Gallagher and Mary Geaney Gallagher. He was the husband of the late Virginia Daugherty Gallagher, loving father of Katherine Gallagher Delp and Richard, of Havre de Grace, MD, and Patricia Gallagher McCarthy and
Ed Tristani of Perryville, MD. He was the adored grandfather of Katherine McCarthy Lewis and great-grandfather of Virginia E. Lewis. He is also survived by his companion Jean Weir.

Mr. Gallagher served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He retired from Aberdeen Proving Ground as a communication specialist. He was a member of American Legion Post 47, the Knights of Columbus, and the Bush River Power Squadron. He enjoyed boating, crabbing and traveling. He loved spending time with his family and friends.
A viewing will be held on Friday, October 12, 2018, from 2-4 and 6-8 PM, at Zellman Funeral Home, P.A., 123 S. Washington St., Havre de Grace, MD. A Mass of Resurrection will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at 10 AM at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 615 Congress Avenue, Havre de Grace, MD.
Online condolences may be made at

First Visitation

When Friday, October 12th, 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Zellman Funeral Home, P.A.
123 South Washington Street
Havre De Grace, MD 21078

Second Visitation

When Friday, October 12th, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Zellman Funeral Home, P.A.
123 South Washington Street
Havre De Grace, MD 21078

Service Information

Saturday, October 13th, 2018 10:00am
Father Dale Picarella
St. Patrick's Catholic Church
615 Congress Avenue
Havre De Grace, MD 21078

Interment Information

Mt. Erin Cemetery
Graceview Drive
Havre De Grace, MD 21078
Location Information
Located at the end of Graceview Drive. Go past Meadowvale Elementary School


  • American Legion

  • Good Conduct Medal

  • Knights of Columbus

  • US Navy
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