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Phyllis J. Gallagher

d. November 14, 2022

South Abington Township

Phyllis J. Gallagher

Phyllis Ann (Jones) Gallagher, 85, a longtime resident South Abington Twp., died Monday at home. She was the wife of Martin Robert Gallagher. The couple was married since Aug. 24, 1968.

Born in Washington, D.C. she was the daughter of the late Wendell and Ann (Hudak) Jones.

She graduated from Dunmore High School and Lackawanna College. Phyllis and her husband were two of the original members of the Church of St. Gregory and are longtime parishioners.

She was a devoted and wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother cherishing time with her family especially spending time with and corresponding with her grandchildren.

Surviving in addition to her husband is one son: Geoffrey Gallagher and wife Colleen of Thorndale, PA and one daughter: Amy Higgins and husband Patrick of Dunmore; granddaughter, Megan Gallagher; grandsons, Patrick and Brendan Gallagher and Jared and Timothy Higgins and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by brother, Stephen Jones and wife Judith.

The funeral will be on Monday at 11am at the Church of St. Gregory, 330 N Abington Rd, Clarks Summit, PA 18411, with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated by Rev. John M. Lapera, pastor.  Interment, private. The family will receive relatives and friends before the Mass beginning at 10am in the church.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Church of St. Gregory.   

For directions, or to leave an online condolence, visit the funeral home website

Phyllis’s care has been entrusted to Jennings-Calvey Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., 111 Colburn Avenue, Clarks Summit, PA 18411

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