Una Galligan

Obituary of Una Patricia Galligan

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Una Patricia Galligan (nee Kelly) passed away Monday evening, September 18, 2023 at St. Clare's Hospital in Denville following a sudden illness, in the presence of family. She was 76.

Born and raised in Kildare, Ireland, Una immigrated to the United States in 1974 settling in Bronx, NY. She had been a resident of Parsippany-Troy Hills for the last 22 years. She and her husband Martin also maintained a home in Boynton Beach, Florida.

Mrs. Galligan had been a travel advisor with the New York offices of Tourism Ireland for 43 years before retiring in 2019.

She was a longtime member of St. Peter the Apostle R.C. Church in Parsippany. Extremely proud of her Irish heritage, Una was also a member of the Kildare Association of Queens, New York.

Una is survived by her loving husband of 46 years, Martin P. Galligan; six beloved siblings, Simon Kelly of London, England, Marie O'Carroll of Kildare, Ireland, Michael Kelly of Kildare, Ireland, Tony Kelly of Kildare, Ireland, Vincent Kelly of London, England, and Bernadette Kennedy of Montville Township, NJ; and numerous nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, and grand-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Francis Kelly and Marcella (nee Higginbotham) Kelly; and five siblings, Molly Walsh, Joanie Nolan, Francis Kelly, Pat Kelly, and Geraldine Vlioras.

Relatives and friends are invited to call Sunday, September 24, 2023, 4-8pm at S.J. Priola Parsippany Funeral Service, 60 North Beverwyck Road, Lake Hiawatha (Parsippany), NJ. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday morning, September 25, 2023, 11:00am at St. Peter the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, Parsippany, NJ. The Funeral Mass will be live-streamed on the parish web site at http://stpetertheapostle.org. Private cremation will follow the Mass. Una's cremated remains will be returned to Kildare, Ireland in the future.

In lieu of flowers, the family would be most grateful for Memorial Gifts to the Valerie Fund for Children's Cancer Research at http://valeriefund.org in Una's Memory.

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Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunday, September 24, 2023
S.J. Priola Parsippany Funeral Service
60 North Beverwyck Road
Lake Hiawatha, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Mass

11:00 am
Monday, September 25, 2023
St. Peter The Apostle Church
179 Baldwin Rd.
Parsippany, New Jersey, United States
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