Obituary: Mr Peter Anthony Gallagher

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Mr Peter Anthony Gallagher, of Belton Lane, Grantham, has died at home. He was 78.

Born at RAF Cranwell, he was the eldest son of Peter and Gladys Gallagher and brother to Sylvia, Pauline and Michael.

He was married to Pat for 47 years. He was father to Jill and Mark, father-in-law to Paul and Michelle, and the best grandad ever to Ben, Emily, Lucym, Niamh and Freddie.

Mr Gallagher served as a bricklayer for 40 years, having worked for Trueman and Crosby, Henry Boot and Pumfrey’s of Grantham.

He loved gardening and attending shire horse shows.

The funeral service was held at Grantham Crematorium 
Chapel, conducted by Robert Holland.

Family mourners included: Pat Gallagher, Jill and Paul Eagles, Mark and Michelle Gallagher, Ben and Emily Eagles.

Other mourners included: Danny and Andrena, Ruth and Ian Dunstan, Rob and Linda Pepper, Mr and Mrs Dickinson, Tony and Gwyn Wesselby, Mr and Mrs C. Lane, Christine Coupland, Sue Pearce, Terry Parkinson, Laura Allen, Nancy Whitelocks, Jill Bland, John and Sue Chapman, Jean and Geoff Grummitt, Mrs Marshall, Valerie Kimmings, Margaret and Tina Drury, Max and Mari Whittaker, Leonard Wright, Ray Toon, Wendy and Denis Lee, Martin and Paul Shepherd, Margaret Bell and family, Jacqueline Crane, Yvonne Goodman, Michael and Eva Townsend, Maureen Bartlett, Carolyn Turner, Patrick Williams, Mr and Mrs Sutton, Mrs E. Loosemore, Gerard Daws, Frank Mitchell, Mr and Mrs N. Auckland, Diana Milne and family, Monica Clarke, Joe Gallagher, Lucas Williams, Paula Heppleston, Valerie Burrows, Caroline Gregory, Terri Gregory, Laura Gregory, Mr and Mrs J. Lee, Brenda Shepherd, Joel and Glynis Lehair, Andrew and Audrea Bellamy, George Johnson, Mavis Johnson, Jo Knight, Gloria Topps, Sheila Squires, Pauline Sutton, Mr and Mrs Lappage, John Ramsden, David and Eileen Hewerdine, Nora Topham, Peter Davey, Peter and Annette Shaw, Sylvia Armstead, Norma Sheridan, Nick Dobney, Marie Gibson, Pauline Bellamy, Anne Bellamy, Susan Charles, Ann Price, Joan Winfield, Trevor Doughty, Graham Bennett, Anthony Lee, Linda Drury, Simon Jackson, Michelle Webster, Paul Doughty, Paul Armstead, Mr and Mrs C. H. Islip, Annette Weatherstone, Steven Fardell, Nichola Weatherstone, Mr and Mrs Roberts, Jack Drury, Natasha Bennett, Sean Hewitt, Vic King, Malcolm and Linda Beck, Graham and Jo Drury, Richard Tuxworth, Martin Lound, and Ann Gilbert.

Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, St Catherine’s Road, Grantham.

Donations were received for the Naomi Fund.