William E. Gallaher Sr., 69, of Kittanning passed away on Tuesday , June 23, 2020 in the Chicora Medical Center.
He was born on May 19, 1951 in Kittanning to the late William E. Gallaher III & Dorothy (Garing) Gallaher.
He was an equipment operator and instructor with Penn Dot for 36 years. He also served as vice president of the Armstrong /Clarion Central Labor Council. After retiring, he served as a representative for the members complaints and grievances committee of Southwest Behavioral Health Management Corporation.
William is survived by his wife of 42 years, Bonnie (Beer) Gallaher; son, William Gallaher Jr. (Sarah Muto); daughter, Kathleen (Peter) Craig; Lauren (Anthony) Knepp; brother, John (Christine) Gallaher; brother, Timothy Gallaher; and sister, Nancy (John) Cerutti.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Family and friends will be received on Friday June 26, 2020 in the Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home, 200 South McKean St, Kittanning, PA 16201 from 2:00- 4:00pm and 6:00- 8:00pm. Additional viewing will be held in the funeral home on Saturday from 10:00am until time of funeral services at 11:00am with Pastor Rodney Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Kittanning Cemetery. The family asks that anyone attending the viewing or services please respect social distancing by offering a wave in place of a hug.
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