Anastasia A. (Ann) Gallagher, 98, of Allentown, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 22, 2017. She was the wife of the late John J. Gallagher, who passed away in 1990. Born in Somerville, N.J., she was the daughter of the late John and Barbara (Kramerich) Gregory. Ann was a graduate of Newark School of Nursing. As an RN, she practiced nursing at Presbyterian Hospital in New York City and at Muhlenberg College. Additionally, she taught the first Medical-Surgical Technician course at Allentown Hospital. She enjoyed traveling, playing golf, cheering on Duke basketball, and most importantly, spending time with her family. Survivors: Children, John J. (Sharon) of Harrisburg, Anne E. of Allentown, James P. of Allentown, Thomas H. (Susan B.) of East Stroudsburg; Grandchildren, Meghan and Matthew; Great-Granddaughter, Grace. Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Saturday, September 30, 2017, at the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Siena, 1825 W. Turner St., Allentown, PA 18104. A viewing will be held 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Saturday at Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, 17th and Hamilton Streets, Allentown. Interment to follow the Mass of Christian Burial at Resurrection Cemetery, Allentown. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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