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Passing of Brother Thomas Gallagher

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It is with heavy heart that I announce the passing of Charter Member Tom Gallagher. Tom passed away Thursday night. 

The wake is Sunday afternoon from 2:00pm to 5:00pm at Richards Funeral Home. Funeral mass is Monday, 10:30am at St. Joseph Church.

Chuck Carbone, GK

Published in The Record on Nov. 26, 2016

Thomas Charles, born July 22nd, 1936, passed away on November 25th of natural causes. Born in Nutley, NJ, he moved to West Milford in 1963. He served in The United States Army, retired from Local Carpenter’s Union 1342, was a charter Knights of Columbus member and former West Milford Girls Softball coach. He is survived by his wife, the love of his life of 56 years, Joanne DeLuca Gallagher, his daughters, Tami Amico and her husband Glenn, Susan Owens and her husband Scott and Melissa Liebau and her husband Glenn. He is also survived by his brothers, Michael, Raymond and Joseph. He leaves behind his beloved grand-daughters, Amber, Ava, Mikayla and Amelia. Tommy loved fishing, cooking, crossword puzzles and being with his family. Visitation Sunday 2-5 PM at Richards Funeral Home, Inc., 1440 Union Valley Rd., West Milford, NJ 07480. Friends meet for Funeral Mass Monday 10:30 AM at St. Joseph’s Church, 454 Germantown Rd., West Milford. Interment St. Joseph’s Cemetery, West Milford, NJ.

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