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Sean Jeffrey Gallagher

  • On February 22, 2019
  • 12 Comments

Sean Jeffrey Gallagher of North Fayette Township, PA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 20th with his family by his side after a courageous battle with cancer. Loving husband of Christine (Betschart) Gallagher. Beloved son of Debra and Tim Ishida. Adored brother of Maureen Carricato (Noah Stern). Cherished son-in-law of Robert and Laura Betschart and brother-in-law of Jennifer (Phil) Veneziano and Melissa (Gary) Lovewell. He is also survived by his adoring nephews: Philip, Lucas, Max, Colson, Harrison, and niece Shelby. Sean was an amazing, loving, sweet, and caring person with incredible love and devotion to his family. He had an insatiable appetite for knowledge and adored traveling the country with his wife. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Sarcoma Foundation of America: PO Box 98160 Washington, DC 20090-8160 or curesarcoma.org.

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12 Comments

Debra Ishida
  • Feb 22 2019
Love you son.
Maureen Carricato
  • Feb 22 2019
My dearest Seany Pooh~ I was so incredibly blessed to have you as a brother and friend. I’m so devastated by your loss. I’m trying to take the advise you gave me when I was overwhelmed with your illness “ Just stay in the moment Sister Pooh” although it will take some time, because I know I’ll never be ok with you being gone. I’ll try to be strong like you . You had the best attitude through your entire battle . You would not be happy with me feeling sorry for myself - or you, that was not you . I will do my best to honor your memory by being strong like you. I love you so much baby brother.
Karie King
  • Feb 22 2019
Sean, Was one of my resident at Settlers Place Apartments. He was always super nice and fun to talk to. I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
Bobbie
  • Feb 22 2019
You will be kept in the heart and thoughts of all those who love you. Those you left behind will be watched over, cared for and comforted as much as is possible after having to say goodbye to you.
Jim Jackson
  • Feb 23 2019
Christine, I was so sorry to hear about your husband’s passing this week. My deepest sympathies on your loss. Jim Jackson Packard Band
Joe Commarata
  • Feb 23 2019
Christine, my deepest condolences!
Renee LaGamba
  • Feb 23 2019
Sean, I'm sorry I didn't know you as well as I probably should have, as much as I love and care about Mo. I feel terrible that I wasn't around and present enough to know how much your sickness had progressed and was honestly shocked having heard of your passing. I remember going to see you play with your band and how proud Mo was of you when you graduated. I loved you so much because Mo loved you so much. I will be there for her as much as I can. It's not fair you had to leave us so soon. I hope you are at peace.
Christine Cetnarowski
  • Feb 23 2019
You were and always will be a rockstar. Please watch over your wonderful family. My deepest condolences. You will be missed.
Jim & Mary Gessner
  • Feb 23 2019
Christine: So very very sad at the loss of your husband. Our thoughts and prayers goout to you! Uncle Jim and Aunt Mary
Bob Barnett
  • Feb 23 2019
Christine, I'm so sorry to learn of your husband's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Bob Barnett Packard Band
Michelle Jones
  • Feb 26 2019
Christine, We are so very sorry to hear about the loss of Sean. We will be praying for comfort and strength for you, your family, and Sean's family during this difficult time. Michelle and Alex Jones Pittsburgh Philharmonic
Mary Whalen
  • Mar 1 2019
This broke my heart to see. I had the pleasure of working with Sean for a short time at AT&T, but his positivity left such a lasting impression. He was nothing but kind and good humored about everything. I have this memory that I will never forget; We we’re standing outside by our cars after a training class - and it was a hot hot summer day. Sean had on a long sleeve shirt and was sweating bullets. But- he kept smiling and never let on that he was uncomfortable. I finally asked if he wanted to roll up his sleeves, or go inside and he ( still smiling ) said no. He didn’t want his tats to show, and assured me that he was fine. :) Your family is in my thoughts, and I pray that you find comfort in the memories of such a wonderful human being. The world should have more people like Sean.
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