Suddenly, as the result of a motor vehicle accident, on Thursday, March 10, 2011 of Poplar Hill in his 76th year. Best friend and beloved husband for 53 years of Donna (Stanley) Gallagher. Dear father of James and Amy Gallagher of Fort Myers, Florida, Laura and Sandy Vazquez of St. Thomas, Brenda Gallagher and Rick Whitcroft of Poplar Hill and Heather and Eric Smith of Clarkston, Michigan. Dear grandfather of Jeremy and Abby Gallagher; Benjamin, Nicholas, Nigil, Christopher Vazquez; Zachariah, Nadia and Nathaniel Smith. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Mary Ferris of Burlington, Jean and Derek Cooke of Maberly, Nancy Carere of London, Katy and Hans Heyerman of Hastings, Marion Barr of Lucan and Iva and David Ethridge of Key West, Florida. Dear son and son-in-law of the late Lloyd and Jean Gallagher and the late Ivan and Florence Stanley. Predeceased by his granddaughter Emma Smith. Bob was a member of the Board of Shute Institute, Past Master of the Tuscan Lodge, Past Commander and District Commander of the Power and Sail Squadron, an active Rotarian in London and Strathroy, active in the Probus Club of Strathroy, former owner of Gallagher Motors and retired from the City of London – Property and Economic Development Departments.
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held at St. George’s Anglican Church, 12656 Thirteen Mile Road (just west of Denfield Road, see below for a map) on Monday, March 14th at 11 AM with Father Daniel Bowyer officiating. Interment St. George’s Cemetery, Middlesex Centre.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Salvation Army, the Rotary Foundation or St. George’s Anglican Church would be appreciated by the family.