Monday, March 8, 2021

Obituary of Gail Gallagher , 78

Name of Deceased Gail Gallagher
Age 78
Date of Death 12/26/2015
Date of Birth 02/23/1937
Funeral Home Mark D. Heintzelman Funeral & Cremation Services

Gail A. Gallagher, 78, of State College, died, Saturday, December 26, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born February 23, 1937 in Brooklyn, NY; a daughter of the late Frank B. and Marie C. Gallagher.

Gail was a true New Yorker! Born and raised on Long Island. Upon graduating Boston College, with a BA in liberal arts, she began a wonderful career in retail. She was a senior buyer/merchandise manager for B’Altman and Co. Gail was very proud of her success, accomplishments and achievements in her 5th Avenue career that spanned over 30 years. After retirement she moved to State College to be closer to family.

Gail had many loving and devoted friends that she cherished dearly.

Surviving Gail is one sister, Susan C. Trainor of State College, a brother Kevin B. Gallagher (Cynthia) of Crownsville, MD; nieces Susan C. Trainor Ulbrecht (Jan) of State College, Catherine Elizabeth Witmer (Mark L.) of State College, Kristin T. Gallagher of FL and one nephew, Brian Gallagher of TN.

A funeral mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, 880 Westerly Parkway, State College at 10:30 a. m. Saturday, January 16, 2015 with the Reverend Father Mike Wolfe as Celebrant. Burial will be in Brooklyn, NY at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Gail’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society; 1375 Martin St., State College, PA 16803 or to PAWS, 1401 Trout Road, State College, PA 16801.

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