Alice P. GallagherNovember 6, 1928 ~ July 27, 2017 (age 88)
Alice P Gallagher, 88, of Viera, FL passed away peacefully in her home on July 27, 2017. Alice was born in Brooklyn, NY on November 6, 1928 where she spent most of her younger years, and was the daughter of the late Daniel and Catherine Meehan of Brooklyn, NY.
Alice was an Army wife and served her country for the majority of her life supporting her husband and family stationed in Germany, the Far East and numerous locations in the United States before settling in Aberdeen, Maryland in 1972.
During her middle years in Maryland, Alice was a dedicated Nanny to multiple neighborhood children, providing them a wonderful and caring experience as they matured. She looked after them as if they were her own.
Alice and her husband moved to Viera, FL in 1994 to officially retire. Throughout her later years, she enjoyed many craft activities including knitting sweaters and hats for her family and members of the church. She was an active member of St. John the Evangelist in Viera, FL and volunteered her time to support their Sunshine Ministry group.
Alice was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and will be missed by all that knew her, especially her family who will carry her memory in their hearts and prayers forever.
Alice was predeceased by her husband, John Sr., who she was married to for 62 years, and her son John Gallagher, Jr. She leaves behind a daughter, Kathleen Nadeau, of Old Saybrook, CT; a granddaughter, Jennifer McKenna and her husband Jerry, of Plympton, MA; a grandson William Nadeau Jr. and his wife Janelle, of Franklin, MA; and her great-granddaughter Josephine Caitlin Nadeau and great-grandson Rhys John Nadeau. Alice also leaves behind a daughter, JoAnn Landry, and her extended family of Plaquemine, LA.
Alice will be buried in the fall, alongside her late husband, at the Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA.