Martha J. Gallagher
Martha Jane Gallagher, 107, died Wednesday April 14, 2010, at her home in Aberdeen.
A graveside service will be held at a later date at Wooster Cemetery in Danbury, Conn., with Father Krezinski of St. James Episcopal Church officiating.
Born Sept. 2, 1902 in Yorktown Heights, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Hartwell Gallagher and was preceded in death by her sister, Dora; and her brothers, Robert William and John.
Martha retired from Lee and Stetson Hat Company and Barden Corporation, was active with St. James Episcopal Church in Danbury, Conn., Trinity Episcopal Church in Vero Beach, Fla., and Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Southern Pines. She was an avid seamstress and took great pride in her dresses for the mission children.
She is survived by her nieces and nephews, Owen Gallagher and wife, Charlotte, of Aberdeen, William Gallagher and wife, Joan, Barbara Stoodley, and Sharon and Jack Schiby, and many great-nieces and great-nephews.
Condolences may be made to www.powellfuneralhome.com.