Michael Patrick Gallagher, age 48, of Wilmington, DE passed away Saturday, August 8, 2015 in Seasons Hospice at Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE, after a three year battle with lung cancer.
Pat attended St. Helena’s grade school and was a graduate of Salesianum School in 1985. He was employed by Boscov’s as a receiving manager for 27 years. Pat was a member of First State Broom Ball and Del. Rec. Street Hockey. He was an avid Eagles and Flyers fan. He enjoyed making memories with his wife and three boys. Pat never missed any of his sons sporting events. He loved vacationing to Disney, Myrtle Beach and Chincoteague.
Pat was preceded in death by his parents, Michael Gallagher and Judy Prettyman. He will be lovingly missed by his wife, Amy; sons, Bailey, Dylan and Cameron; sisters, Molly Dorazio (Anthony), Kelly Adelman (Dave), Bridget Sensabaugh (Ryan); many nieces and nephews; mother-in-law, Jean McVaugh Jennings; father-in-law, Raymond Jennings (Pat); sister-in-law, Becky Bowers (Ralph); and best friend, Dave Epps.
Friends may visit with the family Wednesday, August 12, 2015 from 6pm – 8pm at Brandywine Valley Funeral Care, 412 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday morning, 10am, August 13, 2015 at St. Matthew Catholic Church, 901 E. Newport Pike, Wilmington, DE 19804. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, an Education Fund will be set up for Pat’s children.
VisitationAugust 12, 2015 | 6PM-8PM Brandywine Valley Funeral Care
412 Philadelphia Pike
Wilmington, DE 19809
Mass of Christian BurialAugust 13, 2015 | 10AM St. Matthew Catholic Church
901 E. Newport Pike
Wilmington, DE 19804