Katherine M. Carpenter (Gallagher) age 90, passed away on August 11, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Mantua and lived for 67 years in Sewell. She worked at Ledden and Sons for 35 years. Her and her husband enjoyed traveling with the Bonsal Blues for over 50 years and made many lifetime friends and memories. She loved playing bingo, going to the casinos with her sisters, crocheting in her favorite chair, trips to Lancaster, Ocean City Maryland, Maine, Virginia, Utah and Michigan with her daughters. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren at their shore house in Avalon and being there with them to celebrate all their special occasions. Her face always lit up when her great-grandchildren came to visit and loved hearing about all their activities and seeing all their pictures. She will ALWAYS be remembered and DEARLY missed by everyone!
She is predeceased by her husband Lindley, parents John and Madeline Gallagher, brothers John, James, George, Leonard, Raymond and Lindley, sisters Jenny Gallagher, Emma Somogy and Lillian Coles and her great-grandaughter Katelyn. She is survived and was dearly loved by her daughters Kathy (Dave) Harbison, Tina (George) Colo and Karen (Gary) Civalier. She was a loving Mom-Mom to Andy Colo, Kristen (Todd) Proctor, Michael (Shana) Colo, Mark (Leanne) Harbison, Ryan (Laura) Civalier, Kyle Civalier (Nicole) and she was adored as Nana by Kyleigh, Rory, Kimberly, Chloe, Danica, Talan, Landon and Kendall, also survived by her sisters Mary Ramer, Mildred Gambogi and Edna Nolta and brothers William, Bernard, Joseph, Charles and Thomas Gallagher. Also, cousin Pat Gallagher and many nieces and nephews.
Family and Friends are invited to visit from 9:00 am to 11:00 am on Friday, August 16th at Smith Funeral Home, 47 Main Street, Mantua, NJ 08051, where Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am. Burial to follow at Eglington Cemetery in Clarksboro. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude PL, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.