Robert J. Gallagher, Sr., 91, Riverside

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Robert J. Gallagher, Sr., 91, of Monmouth Drive, Riverside, died peacefully on August 24, 2013 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center, Brockton, Mass. He was the husband of the late Stephanie A. (Chura) Gallagher.

Mr. Gallagher was the founder and owner of the Robert J. Gallagher & Associates Insurance Agency for 40 years before retiring in 2007.

He is survived by a son; Robert J. Gallagher Jr. and his wife Irene of Bridgewater, Mass., a daughter; Stephanie G. Rooney and her husband John of North Easton, Mass., a sister; Winifred T. Gallagher of New York City, N.Y. and five grandchildren.  He was the brother of the late Matthew P. Gallagher and Roberta L. Gallagher.

His funeral will be held Friday, Aug. 30, from the W. Raymond Watson Funeral Home, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:45 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 10 a.m.  Burial with Military Honors will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.  Calling hours are Thursday, Aug. 29, from 5-8 p.m.  www.wrwatsonfuneralhome.com

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