Barbara A. Gallagher

Barbara A. Gallagher (née Mullarkey), 79, of Blauvelt, NY passed away on Friday, January 27, 2023 surrounded by her loving family. Barbara was born in the Bronx to Mary and Patrick Mullarkey. She was the beloved wife of Frank J. Gallagher for 55 wonderful years. Devoted mother of John Gallagher (Kim) of Bluffton, SC, Barbara J. Holihan (Thomas) of New City NY, and Karen Morrissey (Raymond) of Pearl River, NY. Barbara‘s greatest joy was her 9 grandchildren, Ashlynn, Kailey, Maddie, Tara, Sean, Kevin, Michael, Liam, and Patrick. Nothing made her happier than time spent with them. She was the dear sister of Martin Mullarkey and wife Judy, Maureen Kelleher and husband Charles, and Eileen Hartigan and husband Kevin.
Barbara’s chosen life‘s work was in nursing, where her care and compassion touched many lives. She spent the last 25+ years of her career sharing her gifts at Saint Dominic‘s Home in Blauvelt NY. Barbara led a life full of laughter, love, and joy shared with countless family and close friends. She will be greatly missed by all.

Visiting hours are Monday, January 30, 2023, from 4 to 8 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale, NJ. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at 10:30 AM at Saint Catharines RC Church in Blauvelt, NY.


  1. I loved Mrs. Gallagher. Great part of my life.

  2. Catherine Switonski

    My sincere condolences to Frank & family. I remember Barbara as vibrant & loving during her visit to London & then mine to NY. She leaves a wonderful legacy & will share the same Anniversary, RIP, as my Dad – her Uncle Tony Mullarkey. I was able to include her in my Mass intentions on 28th Jan at The Sacred Heart Church, Kilburn.
    Catherine (Mullarkey) Switonski

Speak Your Mind