Lilian Dorothy Gallagher
February 10, 1919 ~ November 15, 2011
Lilian Dorothy Gallagher passed away November 15, 2011 in Ladysmith. She was born in Nanaimo, February 10, 1919, lived on Gabriola Island for many years, and moved to Ladysmith in 1937. Predeceased by her parents, John & Annie (Rollo) Gallagher; brothers: George, Stanley and Jack; and niece Rosalie Rodway. She is survived by her older sister, Verna Wargo, Extension; five nieces: Dorothy Rodway, Nanaimo; Lorraine Viala, Ladysmith; Randy Graczyk- Ladysmith; Dawn Noye, Tahsis; Kathy Gallagher, Nanaimo; also numerous great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great nieces and great-great nephews.
Lil served as a WREN from 1942-47. She returned to Ladysmith after completing her service and resumed working with the Comox Logging Company (now known as Timberwest) until she retired. Lil joined the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #171 in Ladysmith in 1947 and was an active member until her health failed.
Service will be at the RCL Branch #171 in Ladysmith on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 1p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the RCL Branch #171 in Ladysmith.
The family wishes to express our sincere thanks to Margie and the Staff at Arbour House for their devoted care and attention to Lil.