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TONY GALLAGHER

TONY GALLAGHER

Born In: SYDNEY

Passed in: NORTH SYDNEY
Passed on: September 15th, 2016

We, the family, regret the passing of our brother, Tony Gallagher, 78, on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney, after a yearlong battle with cancer. Born in Sydney, Tony was the son of the late Anthony and Lois (Condon) Gallagher. Tony was a graduate of St. F.X. University and taught in Whitney Pier schools his entire teaching career. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Tony is survived by his two sisters, Ellen (Frank) McNamara and Lois (Tom) Chmiel; nieces and nephews, Tim (Monica) McNamara, John (Sharon) McNamara, Maureen (Ken) Cheeseman, Michael (Joanne) Chmiel, Jim Chmiel, Tonya (Kevin) Dort and Patty Greencorn; as well as six grandnieces, nine grandnephews, two great-grandnieces and two great-grandnephews. Besides his parents, Tony was predeceased by his sister, Maureen Gallagher and nephew, Shaun McNamara.
Visitation for the late Anthony ‘Tony’ Gallagher will be held at the Pier Community Funeral Home, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church Street), today (Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016) from 6-8 p.m.
Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016 at 2 p.m. in Holy Redeemer Church with Fr. Paul Murphy officiating and Fr. Patrick O’Neill concelebrating. Following the Mass, everyone is invited to a reception at Pier Community Funeral Home, Whitney Pier.
Interment will take place in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.
Donations in memory of Tony may be made to Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton County or charity of one’s choice.
Funeral Arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.pierfuneralhome.com.


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