The passing of Lester Gallagher
Daniel Lester Gallagher, 84, passed away on April 1st at the
Marlette Community Hospital.
He was born June 28, 1918 on Beaver Island to the late Daniel
and Mary Gallagher. He married Jacqueline O'Donnell on April 4,
1959 in Marlette.
He served his country in the United States Army during WW II.
He was a member of the St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, the K of
C, and Marlette's VFW.
He worked as a plumber, and later retired from the Grady Foundry
in Vassar in 1981.
He is survived by his wife Jacqueline of Marlette; five sons
(Paul, of White Lake; Daniel, of Carsonville; John and Laurie
of Escanaba; Tony and Candace of Melbourne, Florida; and Chris
and Angie of Viera, Florida); two daughters (Gloria and Dan Korte,
and Rosemarie, all of Marlette); and eight grandchildren. He was
preceded in death by his parents, one son, three brothers (Hubert,
Patrick, and Peter), and one sister, Anna Williams.
Funeral services were conducted on April 4th at St. Elizabeth's.
Cremation followed, at the Sunset Valley Crematory in Bay City.
A parish vigil service and the K of C Rosary were held on the
night of April 5th at the Funeral Chapel.
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