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James E. Gallagher

November 22, 1946 - May 11, 2024


Obituary For James E. Gallagher

Age 77, of Whitehall, formerly of the Southside, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 11, 2024.

Beloved companion of Christina Lakomy of over 40 years; loving father of Shawn Gallagher (Pam Odom); proud grandfather of Makayla; brother of Judy Wesolek; Also survived by niece Dana Benton, great-nephew Dylan Benton, and great-niece Kelcie Sharrock. Jim was an avid skiier, golfer, and bowler and was the Pittsburgh Ski Club Treasurer for 12 years. Friends will be received at the John F. Slater Funeral Home, Inc., 412-881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood, PA 15227 Tuesday, May 14, 2024 from 4-8 p.m. Funeral Prayer on Wednesday morning at 9:15. Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of Hope Parish, St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Virgin Church at 10:00 a.m. Please send condolences to www.johnfslater.com

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  • May 18, 2024

    Chris, We were very sorry to hear about Jim. We have many fond memories of skiing and boating with the both of you over the years. We hope he is at peace. Jeff & Barb (Wagner)

  • May 15, 2024

    Really sorry to hear this. Played a lot of golf with Jim in our Senior Golf League: he was a great guy and will be sorely missed.

  • May 14, 2024

    Chris, I'm so sorry for your loss. I hope you soon find peace in all the beautiful memories you have with Jim.

  • May 14, 2024

    My deepest sympathy to all who loved him. Rest in peace.

  • May 13, 2024

    Chris & family members, I am so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. In the days ahead may your hearts be filled with comfort, peace and the many memories of Jim's life, and how his life effective all of us. Thought and prayers to you.

  • May 12, 2024

    I am so sorry for the loss of your brother Catherine Gallagher.