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John B. Gallagher, 66, Watertown, passed away with his family at his side, on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at his home in Watertown.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 1 p.m. at Hafemeister Funeral Home in Watertown, with the Rev. Ray Bezanson officiating. Family and friends may gather at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. After the service, the family invites everyone to Riverside Park for a celebration of life party.

John B. Gallagher was born Oct.15, 1950, in Annapolis, Maryland, the son of Ephraim John and Lillian Luvenia (nee Basiliere) Gallagher. After retiring, he worked part-time at Piggly Wiggly in Watertown.

John enjoyed golf and football, spending time with his dogs, and attending festivals with his wife, Jane.

He is survived by his wife, Jane Braun; siblings, Steven (Mary Jo) Gallagher of Deale, Maryland, Joan Mason of Annapolis, Mayland, and Marie Gallagher of Fence Lake, New Mexico, along with other relatives and friends.

Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at