Charles Robert Gallagher, Sr.
Charles Robert Gallagher was born in Philadelphia November 6, 1938. His family moved to Pennsauken, NJ and he graduated from Merchantville High, Merchantville, NJ. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy on November 1, 1956. He served on the USS Iowa and in Fasron, Malta he joined the ranks of the Seabees Construction Battalion. He was honorably discharged in 1961. Charles’ career included working as a Sheet Metal Mechanic, Union Business Agent, VP/Plant Manager, & Restaurant Owner, just to name a few. He worked not only in the Philadelphia & Findlay, OH but also in France and Malaysia. He moved to North Fort Myers, Florida in 2002 and enjoyed his life here.
Charles is survived by his wife of 29 years Barbara Gallagher; his children by his first marriage: Charles Gallagher, Joelle Penwell (Mt. Blanchard, OH), and Kathleen Newman (Sebring, FL), his brothers: James J. Gallagher (Arcadia, FL), Paul Gallagher (Stratford, NJ) and Joseph Gallagher (Missouri), his stepchildren, David Creighton (Dyer, IN) and Dawn Bienkowski (Brookhaven, PA) and many grandchildren.
A Funeral Mass will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, July 16, 2020 at St. Therese Catholic Church, 20115 N. Tamiami Trail, North Fort Myers, FL 33903 with Father Tom Heck officiating.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.