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Leroy J. Gallagher

Born: Fri., Jan. 3, 1930
Died: Fri., Feb. 1, 2013

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Leroy J. Gallagher, 83, of Buffalo Twp.,, passed away at 6:30 am, Friday, February 1st, while in the company of family members, at Saxony Health Center in Saxonburg. Leroy was born in Buffalo Twp on January 3, 1930. He was the son of the late Anna D. (Kelly) and Harry A. Gallagher.

He served in the US Army during in the Korean War. After the war he went to work as a heavy equipment operator for Burrell Construction New Kensington., for 40 years. He was a member of Local Union #66 Operating Engineers, in Monroeville. He enjoyed farming, raising hogs, reading the newspaper, and his dogs, cats, and birds. He was an avid sports fan, and liked watching football and his grandson play hockey. Leroy was a past member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Cabot.

Leroy is survived by his wife of 59 years, Christina F. (Ullmann) Gallagher Their 2 children Roy J. Gallagher, and Kelly A. (John) Dobransky, all of Buffalo Twp. He is also survived by his grandchildren Nicholas and Katlyn Dobransky, his nephew Harry A. "Butch" Gallagher, of Finlay, OH, and two nieces Sharon (Rich) Wheeler, and Dianne (James) Michaels, and he is also survived by numerous great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother Harry A. Gallagher, and his sister Theresa James.

At Leroy's request there will be no public visitation and his family will have a private visitation at the Redmond Funeral Home Inc. 524 High St. Freeport, PA. Burial service will be held in St. Mary's Cemetery in Freeport, PA.

Family request donations to American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or Western PA Humane Society 1101 Western Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15233 or To send a condolence visit, www.redmondfuneralhomeinc.com .

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Dianne and Jim

You and your whole family are in our thoughts. Just know that we ae here for you for anything you may need. I know this a difficult time but your Dad is now at peace and no longer suffering. In the last few years our family is getting smaller.


We love you Daddy! XOXO

Shawn Gallagher

Love you uncle Leroy. I will miss you with all my heart but I will always carry you in my heart

Rick and Nancy Wagner

Roy and Family,

Deepest condolences from our family to yours. May fond memories of your dad get you through this very difficult time in your life.

Love and best wishes,

Rick and Nancy

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