Thomas Gallagher

Obituary of Thomas J Gallagher

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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