Patrick W. Gallagher age 77, of Mantua (West Deptford Township) passed away Friday, March 19th, 2021 at Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill. Born in Santa Ana, CA, Pat retired from Mobil Oil Research and Development where he worked as a Journeyman Pipe Fitter until 2000. Pat was happiest when spending time with his family. He loved big family dinners, attending the grandkids’ sporting events and school programs, hosting crab fests, and making people laugh. He enjoyed woodworking, cars, hunting, fishing, and shooting the breeze. He could build or fix anything. He was everyone’s number one supporter and never hesitated to lend a hand to anyone in need. His family will forever love him to the moon and back.
Pat is husband of the late Lucille K. (Ebert), he is survived by 3 children - daughter Karen Gonzalez (Jose), sons Patrick Gallagher, Michael Gallagher (Sandra), 7 grandchildren - Megan, Dennis, Brooke, Olivia, Alexio, Nicholas, Jack, and a great granddaughter Kali.
Family and friends are invited to visit from 9:00 am to 11:00 am on Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 at Smith Funeral Home, 47 Main Street Mantua, NJ 08051. Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am at the funeral home. Burial to follow at New St. Mary's Cemetery in Bellmawr, NJ 08031.
Donations can be made to the Pitt Hopkins Research Foundation, PO Box 6257, Plymouth, MA 02362 or Memorial Sloan Kettering Office of Development, PO Box 27106, New York, NY 10087-7106. Memories and condolences can be shared at www.smithfhmantua.com