Gallagher, Joyce Picture (WinCE)GALLAGHER, Joyce: A resident of Chatham and formerly of St. Thomas and Brantford, Joyce Gallagher, passed away peacefully with her husband by her side on Friday, March 15, 2013 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham Campus in her 86th year. Born in St. Thomas, daughter of the late Edward & Elizabeth Verrell. Beloved wife of Ernie Gallagher for 65 years. Loving mother to Paula & David Brown of Ottawa, Cheryl & Bill Crow of Chatham, Wynn Gallagher of Port Coquitland, B.C., Gregory & Mary Gallagher of Brampton, and Stephen & Sheryl Gallagher of Chatham. Grandmother to Shelly & Darren Love, Andrew & Tara Crow, Paul Crow, Christopher & Amber Gallagher, Matthew, Amanda, Jeremy, and Loren Gallagher. Great-grandmother to Ashley, Emily, Sadie, and Kellen. Remembered by her brother Ken Verrell of St. Thomas. Joyce was a member of the Louisville Baptist Church, and loved cooking and sewing. Family to receive friends at the Funeral Home 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Tuesday from 3:00-5:00 & 7:00-9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will take place at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Maple Leaf Cemetery. Donations in memory of Joyce Gallagher to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Peoples Church would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at

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