ENON VALLEY, PA. – Mary Jane Gallagher, 88, passed away on Jan. 18, 2013, at her home in Enon Valley.
She was born in Cambridge, Ohio (Guernsey County)on Dec. 9, 1924, the daughter of the late Harry and Lillian (Smith) Tickhill.
Mary Jane was a high school graduate and was of the Presbyterian faith.
On Sept. 25, 1944, Mary Jane married her late husband Charles E. Gallagher.
Mary Jane had been a devoted employee of the New Middletown Dairy Queen for more than 25 years.
During World War II, she served on the local rationing board. She enjoyed camping and playing cards.
She is survived by her children, Mrs. Constance Yencik and husband Milan of North Lima, Ohio, Mr. Charles E. Gallagher and wife May of Enon Valley and Mr. Mark Gallagher, also of Enon Valley.
She also leaves behind six grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren, with one on the way.
Visitation for Mary Jane will be Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Terry A. Cunningham Funeral Home at 203 Oak St. in Bessemer, Pa.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 1 p.m. at the Crestview Cemetery in Barnesville, Ohio.