Joseph Gallagher (91) of Pasadena, Maryland passed away on April 18, 2022 of natural causes. He was preceded in death by his parents Irene and Joseph Gallagher and his sister Mary Gallagher. He is survived by his daughter Lauren McElduff her children John and Nicholas McElduff and his son Joseph Gallagher, his wife Dena and children Andrew, Ryan and Lillian.
Joseph was born on March 21, 1931 in Manhattan, New York He graduated from Cardinal Hayes High School and went on to study engineering at City College of New York.
Joseph retired from the Government Printing Office and proudly served in the Army during the Korean War and retired from the Army Reserves.
Joseph had an infectious laugh, great sense of humor and a gregarious personality. He enjoyed traveling, collecting stamps and coins, photography and Irish music.
The family will receive visitors at Gonce Funeral Service, 169 Riviera Drive, on Wednesday April 27, 2022 from 3-5 and 7-9 PM. A mass will be held on Thursday, April 28 at 11:30 AM at Saint Jane Frances De Chantal Catholic Church with procession immediately following the service to Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jane Francis de Chantal Church, 8499 Virginia Avenue, Riviera Beach, MD 21122 in memory of Joseph Gallagher.
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