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Subject: [IL-Cook-Sch] obit - GALLAGHER (TROST mentioned)
Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2002 09:44:21 -0500
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Thomas F. Gallagher of Schaumburg A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Thomas F. Gallagher, 77, at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, at Holy Family Catholic Church, 2515 W. Palatine Road, Inverness. Fr. Patrick Brennan will officiate. Born July 27, 1924, in Chicago, he passed away Friday, April 12, 2002, at Northwest Community Healthcare, Arlington Heights. Burial will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine. Mr. Gallagher was an alumnus of DePaul University. He retired in 1990 as vice president of the Florsheim Shoe Company, after a career that spanned almost four decades. Thomas was very active with professional, community and church activities. He was a World War II veteran. Mr. Gallagher was a member of Holy Family Parish and enjoyed reading, traveling, golfing and music. He is survived by his children, Maureen (David) Christiansen of St. Charles, Janice (Russell) Lau of Schaumburg, Diane Siobhan Iwen of Houston, Texas, Patricia (Lawrence) Foley of St. Paul, Minn., !
and Kerrie Coglianese of Schaumburg; 13 grandchildren; and brother, Jack Gallagher of Rolling Meadows. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Ellie (Nee Trost), whom he had married on Sept. 14, 1947, in Chicago; parents, Patrick and Beatrice (nee Quinn); and sister, Betty. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, at the Davenport Family Funeral Home, 149 W. Main St. (Lake-Cook Road), Barrington. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, Dept. 77-3968, Chicago, IL 60078-3968 or the American Cancer Society, 100 W. Palatine Road, Palatine, IL 60067. Friends may visit www.dailyherald.com/obits to express condolences and sign the guest book. For funeral information, (847)381-3411.
Published in the Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from 4/16/2002 - 4/18/2002.
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