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Vance C. Gallagher

February 21, 1944 ~ January 21, 2021 (age 76)


Vance C. Gallagher, 76, of Butler died Thursday, January 21, 2021. 

Born February 21, 1944 in Butler, he was the son Vance C. Sr. and Margaret (Greenwood) Gallagher.

A US Navy Veteran, he served during the Vietnam Era. 

Vance was a lifelong journeyman roofer and a member of the Local Union #37.

He enjoyed watching drag races and will be remembered for his elaborate outdoor Christmas decorations every year. 

Vance is survived by two daughters; Melinda Gallagher of Pittsburgh and Arianne Gallagher (fiancé Paul Welcher) of Washington DC.  He is also survived by his former spouse, Barbara Gallagher of Chicora, one sister; Terry Wimer of Ellwood City, one sister in law; Shirley Gallagher of Butler and several nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, one son; Sean Michael Gallagher, one brother; Arthur Gallagher and two sisters; Janet Yonkers and Marietta Lyznicki.

Services for Vance C. Gallagher will be private.  He will be buried in St. Eusebius Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of Buechele Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc. East Brady, PA.

The Gallagher family asks that memorials be made to St. Eusebius Cemetery, 301 E. 1st Street, East Brady, PA 16028.

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