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Earl J. Gallagher Jr.


Earl J. Gallagher Jr., 60, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on January 27, 1959 in Harrisburg and was the loving son of the late Earl “Jake” Sr. and Mary (Pettit) Gallagher.

He worked at Three Mile Island for 38 years and never missed a day. He was dedicated to his job, co-workers and never turned down overtime.

Earl was a member of the Middletown Moose, American Legion Post 594, and IBEW Union 777. He was a Harley-Davidson enthusiast.

Earl is survived by his wife of 12 years Charity (Anderson); sisters, Brenda Reardon (John) and Earline Bellaman; nieces, Becky Bellaman, Sarha Bellaman, Britni Yostin and Monica Grady; and nephew, John Stillman.

A tribute to Earl’s life will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 E. Main St., Middletown, Pa., with the Rev. Dr. J. Richard Eckert officiating. There will be a visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday.

Interment will be at Middletown Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family would like you to pay it forward to others in need in Earl’s memory.

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