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Marguerite Mary Gallagher Moran
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Birth: Sep. 28, 1901
Beaver Meadows
Carbon County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 24, 2001
Wilkes-Barre
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA

Marguerite was the daughter of Peter Cornelius Gallagher and Mary Ellen (Ferry) Gallagher. She had one brother who died in infancy and five sisters. She was born in Beaver Meadows and moved with her family to Luzerne sometime around 1906. She graduated from Luzerne High School, where she played basketball. She also graduated from the Wyoming Seminary Dean School of Business, and the Wurlitzer School of Music in Philadelphia. Before her marriage, she worked as a pianist in silent movie theaters. She married Joseph James Moran on July 7, 1926. Although they got married at Marguerite's family church, they eloped, not telling anyone they were getting married. Marguerite said it was because her sister Mary was engaged and planning to marry a few months later. She and Joseph had three daughters, Mary Therese, Katherine, and Eileen. After her marriage, she lived in Wyoming and Forty Fort, before eventually settling in Kingston. All her grandchildren and great-grandchildren called her "Nanny". She continued to play the piano well into her ninety's, mostly at Christmas when she would play carols at family gatherings. She died just four days before her 100th birthday.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter Cornelius Gallagher (1869 - 1934)
  Mary Ellen Ferry Gallagher (1869 - 1941)
 
 Spouse:
  Joseph James Moran (1899 - 1975)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Therese Moran Crossin (1930 - 2007)*
  Eileen Moran Bradley (1938 - 1992)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ellen Kathryn Gallagher (1896 - 1944)*
  Mary Magdalene Gallagher Matthews (1898 - 1986)*
  Marguerite Mary Gallagher Moran (1901 - 2001)
  Pauline Cecelia Gallagher Thomas (1905 - 1981)*
  Rose Rita Gallagher (1906 - 1982)*
  Kathryn Theresa Gallagher (1910 - 1977)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Ignatius Catholic Church Cemetery
Pringle
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 41.27652, -75.9068
 
Created by: Clare Bradley
Record added: Aug 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40144217
Marguerite Mary <i>Gallagher</i> Moran
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Marguerite Mary <i>Gallagher</i> Moran
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Marguerite Mary <i>Gallagher</i> Moran
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- Cinnamon Girl
 Added: Jul. 22, 2014
~Peace~
- Nancy VonBokern Wigginton
 Added: Jun. 22, 2014
Having left this world just 4 days shy of your 100th birthday, may you enjoy an eternity of peace.
- Collins Crapo
 Added: Jun. 19, 2014
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