Marion T. Gallacher, of Tinton Falls, formerly of Chatham, died at Renaissance Gardens, Seabrook Village in Tinton Falls on May 23, 2012. She was 93.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, she was a first generation American, daughter of Hans Moeller and Mary Coyle Moeller. She was predeceased by a sister Margaret and twin brothers, Herbie and Bernie. She attended Girls Commercial High School in Brooklyn, and after graduating, she worked as a secretary for American Can Company in New York City.
Marion lived in Morristown, Chatham and Saratoga, California before returning to Chatham 37 years ago. She had lived in Tinton Falls for the past 8 years.
She treasured taking care of her family. She loved to cook and play games and cards, especially bridge. She also enjoyed playing golf and was a member of Fairmount Country Club in Chatham. She was also a member of the Garden Club of Chatham and Corpus Christi Church in Chatham.
She was the beloved wife of the late Keith Gallacher. She was the loving mother of Jane DeBarbieri of Westfield, MA; Claire Gallacher of Ocean, NJ; Patty Montague and her husband Bob of Howell, NJ and the late Andy Gallacher. She was the devoted grandmother of Doug, Ned, Chris, Kyla, Molly and Maddie and great-grandmother of Sophie and Audrey. She is also survived by her many nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Church, 234 Southern Blvd., Chatham Twp. on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 10:00 am. An interment will follow at Fair Mount Cemetery, Chatham. Friends may call at the Wm. A. Bradley & Son Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Chatham on Tuesday from 5-8 pm.
Those who wish may contribute in her memory to the SolAmor Hospice, 1415 Hooper Avenue, Suite 203, Toms River, NJ, 08753.
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