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Sally Ann GallagherSally Ann Gallagher, 79, of Kittanning, PA, passed away Thursday, October 18, 2018, at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital.
She was born November 5, 1938 in Bethel Twp., Armstrong Co., PA, the daughter of Emmett and Mary Mabel (Flanders) Fickes.
Sally was a lifelong resident of the area and worked in housekeeping at the Armstrong County Health Center. She was a member of St. Mary, Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church and loved cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers.
She will be remembered with love by her son, Patrick Joseph Gallagher, of Kittanning; daughters, Kim Ashbaugh, of Hollidaysburg, and Lori Williams and husband, Peter, of Kittanning; grandchildren, Jessica Dunlap, Sarah Lorrigan, Corrine Davis and Joshua Davis; and great-grandchildren, Kaylee and Zack Dunlap, Makena and Garrett Lorrigan, and Sophie Miller; a sister, Jean Heilman of Ford City; and a brother, Dan Fickes of Wyoming; and many nieces and nephews.
Sally was preceded in death by her parents and loving husband, Patrick F. Gallagher, whom she married March 3, 1962, and who died April 15,1999. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Robert Fickes, William Fickes, Jack Fickes, Emmett Fickes Jr., and James Fickes; and a sister, Betty Heilman.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 AM on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at St. Mary, Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 101 W. High Street, Kittanning, with the Reverend Douglas E. Dorula as celebrant.
Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Ford City, PA.
Contributions can be made in Sally's memory to Orphans of the Storm, PO Box 838, Kittanning, PA 16201.
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