GALLAGHER, Joan P. After a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis, Joan P. Gallagher, 86, of Weirton, passed away Thursday, December 12, 2013, in the Weirton Medical Center. Born in Johnstown, PA, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Lymira Ferguson Pollas.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, William S. "WS" Gallagher in 2006, whom she married in 1951.
Mrs. Gallagher was a homemaker and a member of Cove Presbyterian Church.
Joan is survived by her sons, David of Weirton and Bruce and his wife, Kathy of Bradford, PA.
There will be no visitation or funeral services. In honoring Joan's wishes, her body has been donated to the WVU School of Medicine.
Her family would like to thank Weirton Medical Center and LifeLine Hospital for all care given their mother. A special thank you is being given to Kathy C., Mike and Barry for being there for Joan.
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