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Welcome to the memorial page for

Michael F. Gallagher

October 27, 1940 ~ January 5, 2018 (age 77)

The Piano Brothers

Of Lewiston, NY, passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018, at Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence. He was born in Niagara Falls, NY, on October 27, 1940, a son of the late  Michael J. and Honora M. [Shanahan]  Gallagher.

Mr. Gallagher was a graduate of Bishop Duffy and St. Bonaventure University.

He was the Director of the Niagara County Department of Social Services for over 30 years.

Mr. Gallagher was one of the founding members of the Whirlpool Little League, a 4th Degree member and Past Grand Knight  of the Knights of Columbus Council #247  and the Ancient Order of Hibernians.

He enjoyed reading and watching all types of sporting events.
    
Mr. Gallagher is survived by his wife of 52 years Sandra [Weir] Gallagher, three sons Daniel J. (Dorothy), Terrence P. and David W. (Tonyetta) Gallagher, eleven grandchildren Michael, Breanna, Kaylyne, Daniel, Brendan, Savannah, Jesse, Julian, Mikala, Colin and Shane, three great grandchildren Michael, Ansley and Vivienne, three sisters Mary G.(James) Glynn, Sister Margaret Gallagher, SSJ and Patricia [John]  Kinner, a sister in law Barbara Weir, also many nieces and nephews.    He was the father of the late Michael F. Gallagher, Jr.

His family will be present on Thursday, from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 901 Cayuga Street, LEWISTON, NY.

Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday at 11:00 AM at St. Peter's Church, 620 Center Street, Lewiston, NY.

Entombment in  Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lewiston, NY. 
 


 Service Information

Visitation
Thursday
January 11, 2018

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Rhoney Funeral Home, Inc.
901 Cayuga St
Lewiston, NY 14092-1734

Visitation
Thursday
January 11, 2018

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Rhoney Funeral Home, Inc.
901 Cayuga St
Lewiston, NY 14092-1734

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
January 12, 2018

11:00 AM
St. Peter's R.C. Church
620 Center Street
Lewiston, NY 14092


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