Hugh Gallagher, a longtime Rockaway resident, died November 25.
Gallagher was born in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. He was a 38- year Rockaway resident coming from Bronx, New York. Gallagher was a retired carpenter who worked for Sorly Construction.
Gallagher was preceded in death by his wife, Nora O’Connor Gallagher.
He is survived by his sons, James and Martin (Mary); daughters, Margaret Cuzzi (Joseph) and Patricia Sullivan; grandchildren, Molly, Megan, Madelyn Gallagher, Tara, Brian, Matthew Cuzzi, Aidan and Ailish Sullivan.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass took place at St. Thomas More Church, Rockaway Point. Interment followed at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Valhalla, New York.