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Elva Gallagher


Elva Gallagher
Following a courageous battle with cancer, Elva Gallagher of Perth-Andover, NB, passed away peacefully at Hotel Dieu St. Joseph Hospital on October 19, 2020.

Elva was born in Perth-Andover, NB, on September 19, 1956. She was the daughter of Doreen Bowmaster (St. Peter) and the late Herman Bowmaster. Besides her mother, who lives in Morrell Siding, NB, Elva leaves behind her loving husband of 18 years, Ron Gallagher; her daughters, Laurie Bowmaster (fiancé Pat Conte) of Toronto, ON, Leanna Berube of Perth-Andover, NB; her son, Larry Bowmaster (Jessie Pepperdine) of Perth-Andover, NB; her step-sons, Kristopher Gallagher (Marguerite) of Kintore, NB, Nick Gallagher (Miranda) of Wainwright, AB, David Gallagher (Julie) of Perth-Andover, NB, Shawn Gallagher (Sofia) of Gatineau, QC, Jarret Gallagher of Campobello Island, NB, Tim Gallagher (Mallory) of Campobello Island, NB; 20 grandchildren and a great grandmother of one; her sisters, Donna Pickard (Danny) of Holmesville, NB, Eileen Jensen (Larry) of New Denmark, NB, Linda Pelkey (Gary) of Aroostook, NB; her brothers, Johnny Bowmaster of Three Brooks, NB, Melvin Bowmaster of Morrell Siding, NB, Danny Bowmaster (Marielle) of Four Falls, NB, Peter Bowmaster (Brittany) of Caribou, ME.

Elva was predeceased by her father; her sisters, Barbara Bowmaster, Judy Brayall, and Ruth Holt.

Funeral service was held on Friday, October 23, 2020 at 11 am from Brunswick Funeral Home. Father Gilbert Doddatto officiated. Interment will be in St. John the Evangelist Catholic Cemetery in Johnville, NB, at a later date.

Music for the service was by Donald Baker and Annette Hitchcock. Eulogies were given by Shawn Gallagher and Kelly Morrell.

Arrangements were entrusted to Brunswick Funeral Home, Perth-Andover, NB.
Service Date
Friday, October 23, 2020
Service Time
11 am
Service Location
Brunswick Funeral Home

Visitation Time
5-8 pm
Visitation Location
Brunswick Funeral Home

Burial Location
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Cemetery, Johnville, NB

Requested Charity
Upper River Valley Autism Resource Center or the Southern Victoria Cancer Assistance Fund