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David Daniel "Dave" Gallaher Jr.

April 14, 1944 September 24, 2016
David Daniel "Dave" Gallaher Jr.
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Obituary for David Daniel "Dave" Gallaher Jr.

David Daniel “Dave” Gallaher Jr., 72, of Clearfield passed away Saturday September 24, 2016 at the Clearfield Hospital.

Born April 14, 1944 in Clearfield he was the son of David D. Sr. and Betty Jane (McCullough) Gallaher. Mr. Gallaher had been employed by Kurtz Brothers as a pressman and printer and retired from them after 40 years of service. He was currently a member of the Clearfield Borough Council and a veteran of the U S Air Force.

He was a member of the Clearfield Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. #540 where he was named Man 0f the Year for 2008-2009, the Clearfield American Legion Post 6, the Clearfield Fraternal Order of Eagles, the Clearfield Sons of Italy, and the Central Mountain Chapter of AACA

On May 31, 1969 in Philipsburg, PA he wed the former Carolyn Gordon who survives along with two daughters: Cheryl Read and husband David and Kelly O’Connor both of Clearfield. Also surviving is a grandson Corey Read and a granddaughter Lillian O’Connor both of Clearfield as well as two brothers. Roger H. Gallaher and wife Gloria of Mineral Springs and Edward R. Gallaher and wife Margaret of Montoursville and numerous nieces and nephews

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Gloria Materkowski.

Mr. Gallaher enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and family. He was an avid hunter, car enthusiast and a hard worker. He also enjoyed traveling and meeting new people everywhere he went and will be sadly missed by many.

A “Celebration of Life” Service for David Gallaher will be held at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of 16 N Front St. Clearfield on Saturday October 1, 2016 at 3:00 PM.

Friends will be received at the funeral home on Saturday from 12 Noon until time of services at 3 PM.

Members of B.P.O.E. #540 will conduct Elk Lodge Memorial Services at 2:30 PM and military honors will be accorded at the funeral home by members of the Clearfield Honor Guard.

The family suggests contributions be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chidboyfuneralhome.com.

The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Clearfield, is in charge of the arrangements.

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Visitation

Saturday

1

Oct

12:00 PM 10/1/2016 12:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 10/1/2016 3:00:00 PM
Chidboy Funeral Home - Clearfield

16 North Front Street
Clearfield, PA 16830

Chidboy Funeral Home - Clearfield
16 North Front Street Clearfield 16830 PA
United States

Service

Saturday

1

Oct

2:30 PM 10/1/2016 2:30:00 PM - 2:45 PM 10/1/2016 2:45:00 PM
Chidboy Funeral Home - Clearfield

16 North Front Street
Clearfield, PA 16830

B.P.O.E. #540 Clearfield Elks Memorial Service

Chidboy Funeral Home - Clearfield
16 North Front Street Clearfield 16830 PA
United States

Service

Saturday

1

Oct

3:00 PM 10/1/2016 3:00:00 PM - 3:30 PM 10/1/2016 3:30:00 PM
Chidboy Funeral Home - Clearfield

16 North Front Street
Clearfield, PA 16830

Chidboy Funeral Home - Clearfield
16 North Front Street Clearfield 16830 PA
United States

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