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Peter M. Gallagher

Peter M. Gallagher

April 18th, 1935 September 26th, 2019

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Obituary for Peter M. Gallagher

GALLAGHER, Peter M., of Arlington, passed peacefully surrounded by his loving family at the David James Hospice Unit at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford on September 26, 2019. Born on April 18, 1935 to the late Matthew and Honora Gallagher, originally of Leitrim and Cork, Ireland, and then of Lynn. Beloved husband of 51 years Lorraine Gallagher (Briere) of Arlington, formerly of Somerville. Loving father of Kerry Solomon and her husband Joseph of Steamboat Springs, CO, Chris Gallagher and his wife Monica of Arlington, and Erinn Cahill and her husband James of Scituate. Proud ‘Papa’ of Connor, Luke, and Stella Solomon, Cole, Eve, Rose, and Thomas Gallagher, and Liam and Kellen Cahill. Dear brother of Mary Reynolds, Honora Walsh, Theresa Lockwood, and the late Matthew, Benjamin, and John Gallagher. Graduate of St. John’s Prep, Boston College, Northeastern University, and UMass. Former Clerk at the United States District Court of MA for 40 years. Late US Air Force Veteran who served as an intelligence officer during the Korean War. Funeral from the Keefe Funeral Home, 5 Chestnut St. ARLINGTON. On Thursday, at 9 AM followed by a funeral mass celebrated in St. Agnes Church, 30 Medford St. Arlington at 10 AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Wednesday 4 – 8 PM. Burial will be Private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Peter’s memory may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215. For directions, or to leave a message of condolence, please visit www.keefefuneralhome.com.

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Keefe Funeral Home - Arlington
    5 Chestnut St.
    Arlington, Massachusetts
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    Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
    4:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Funeral Mass

    Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 | 10:00am
    Saint Agnes Church
    51 Medford Street
    Arlington, MA
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    Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
    10:00am

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Donations are being accepted for: Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

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Paulette Geoghegan

Erinn, My condolences to you and your family for the loss of your dad. May he rest in peace.

Thoughts & prayers,
Paulette Geoghegan
Comment | Posted at 12:07pm via Condolence
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Janice Weber

Dear Lorraine and family,
My sincerest sympathy to all of you.
Praying that the good times you all had together will eventually help you through this difficult time.
I certainly remember the great nights playing volley ball with all of our couples.
May Peter rest in peace and may God watch over each of you.
Sincerely,
Janice Weber
Comment | Posted at 09:41am via Condolence
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