Thomas J Gallagher

thomas gallagher

January 12, 1940 ~ August 23, 2021

Gallagher, Thomas J. age 81, a 54 year resident of Ridgefield, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Monday August 23, 2021. Born in the Bronx and was a proud veteran of the U.S Air Force. Before retiring in 2005 he was a dispatcher for National Retail Systems of Secaucus, NJ. His love of baseball was shared with numerous generations of Ridgefield youth through The R.B.A.O. as a coach and manager. He was an avid New York Yankee fan.

Beloved husband of 58 years to Joan (nee: Hickey). Devoted father of Tracy Stirpe (Michael), Barbara Sargenti (Richard), "T.J." (Sandra), and Jerry Gallagher (Jennifer). Adored Poppy of Richie, Bobby, Michael, D.J. , Kayla, Julianna, Jenna, Amanda, and Sarah.

Due to Covid concerns a future life celebration will be planned. Current services will be private. For condolences, directions, or information or call (201) 944-0100 or

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  1. Please accept out deepest condolences on behalf of the Bellone family, we are sorry for your loss and our prayers are with Tracy and all her family members.

    Love Todd, Beth and Gillian

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