Leona H. Gallagher

September 04, 1920 ‒ May 22, 2010

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Leona H. Gallagher, age 89, of Mount Vernon, died Saturday May 22, 2010 at the Country Club Retirement Center in Mount Vernon. She was born in Knox County on September 4, 1920 the daughter of Louis and Oda (Ross) Geiger and had spent her lifetime in the Knox County area.

Surviving are her sons Robert (Denise) Gallagher of Mount Vernon and Ralph R. (Cherie) Gallagher Jr. of Mount Vernon; 6 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren and a great great granddaughter. Besides her parents, Leona was preceded in death by her husband Ralph R. Gallagher Sr. a daughter Joan Veatch; a sister and 3 brothers.

Private graveside services will be held at Quaker Cemetery near Fredericktown.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

To send an online condolence to the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to have been chosen to serve the family of Leona H. Gallagher.