Obituary for Colleen Gallagher Gadowski

    • Name: Colleen Gallagher Gadowski
    • Home Town: Southport, NC
    • Date of Death: 01/24/2019
    • Birth Place: Red Bank, NJ
    • Birth Date: 02/20/1953

    Colleen Gallagher Gadowski, 65, of Southport, NC died on Thursday, January 24, 2019.

    Colleen was born in Red Bank, NJ on February 20, 1953,a daughter of the late James Gallagher and Mary McDermott.

    Surviving are her husband, Edward Gadowski; son, Brandon Gadowski (Teresa Giglio, partner), Marlboro, NJ; daughter, Heather Bookman (Ian), Manalapan, NJ; brothers, Wayne Gallagher, Reddington, NJ, Kevin Gallagher, Toms River, NJ; sisters, Eileen Francesconi, Barnegat, NJ, Sharon Slovenz, Eatontown, NJ; grandchildren, Shannon Bookman, Katelyn Bookman, and Billy Gadowski.

    No local services planned.

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