Robert J. Gallagher, Sr., 91, Riverside


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.


No comments on this story | Please log in to comment by clicking here
Please log in or register to add your comment

2016 by East Bay Newspapers

Barrington · Bristol · East Providence · Little Compton · Portsmouth · Prudence Island · Riverside · Rumford · Seekonk · Tiverton · Warren · Westport
Meet our staff
Jim McGaw

A lifelong Portsmouth resident, Jim graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1982 and earned a journalism degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1986. He's worked two different stints at East Bay Newspapers, for a total of 18 years with the company so far. When not running all over town bringing you the news from Portsmouth, Jim listens to lots and lots and lots of music, watches obscure silent films from the '20s and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook crazy New Orleans dishes for his wife of 25 years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.