James A. Gallaher Sr., 84, of Franklin Township passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at Good Samaritan Hospice at Concordia in Cabot following a brief illness.
Born December 11, 1935 in Ellwood City, he was the son of the late John Glenn and Pearl Young Gallaher.
James was a graduate of Lincoln High School in Ellwood City. He retired as a master machinist; first from Blaw-Knox Manufacturing in Ellwood City and from HerrVoss until his retirement. James liked to be outdoors, hunt, and fish. He was a Steelers fan. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family.
Survivors include four daughters, Cindi and Deniese Gallaher, Chrissi Huzinec, and Tina (Cary) Nye; three sons, James Gallaher, Jr., Bob (Lynne) Gallaher, and Dennis Gallaher,; brother, Jack (Carol) Gallaher; three granddaughters, Rochelle (Tim) Widdowfield, Loralei (Nick) Hink, Alexis Gallaher; two grandsons, Zachary James (Kim) Gallaher, Preston Gallaher; great-grandson, Brixton Hink; .
He was preceded in death by his daughter Danna McClellan.
A memorial service will be held at the Marshall Funeral Home, 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City on October 3, 2020 at 1:00 pm.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.