Sandra Gallagher

Gallagher, Sandra A. passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones on March 6, 2017. She was 64.
Sandra was the former co-owner of Shampoo Unisex in Hopewell Junction, NY. She then started a new career as a Freelance Writer. She had magazine and short stories published and she was also a member of the East Fishkill Women’s Writer’s Group.
Born on October 30, 1952 in Beacon, NY, Sandi was the daughter of the late Joseph and Marjorie Osterhoudt.
On July 8, 1972 she married Dennis M. Gallagher at St. John’s Catholic Church in Beacon, who survives her at home. She is also survived by her son, Mark Gallagher and daughter-in-law, Kristen Gallagher of Poughkeepsie, and her daughter Erin Daniels and son-in-law Timothy Daniels of Rhinebeck. Her beloved grandchildren, Liam, Paddy and Declan Gallagher and Luke, Owen and Keegan Daniels will miss her dearly. She is also survived by her brother, Joseph Osterhoudt and his wife Pamela as well as her sister Deborah. Several nieces and nephews are also survived by Sandi. She is predeceased by her nephew John Osterhoudt.
Visitation will be held Monday, March 13, 2017 from 5:00 to 9:00 PM at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon.
A funeral service will be held, due to incoming storm, changed and rescheduled for Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon.
Interment will follow at St. Joachim’s Cemetery, 325 Washington Ave. Beacon, NY.
Arrangements are under the direction of Jarett D. Quick at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY 12508 (845) 831-0179
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society 2678 South Rd. #103, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.
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Date Of Service
Monday, March 13, 2017 from 5:00 to 9:00 PM

Location Of Service
Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY

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  1. Cocca Family says:

    Very sorry for your great loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. says:

    Erin and Tim- Our prayers are with you both at this time of great sorrow. I remember fondly how supportive your parents were -and how proud. Sally and Dan Hart

  3. sheila Blair says:

    Please accept our condolences on the loss of Sandy, what a wonderful soul. We are so very sorry. Sincerely The Blair family

  4. Bobbi Janson says:

    All my love and prayers are with you and your family, Sandi. Miss the EFWG we attended. You had a great group of friends there and I\’m sure they will all miss you as I do. Sleep well, my friend.

  5. Paulette Papo Pettorossi says:

    I am so sorry to hear this sad news. I know she was fighting it. May she be pain free and at peace now with Marge & Joe. I have many fond memories of growing up with Sandy & family. Good Neighbors for sure. Rest In Peace Sandy,


  6. Michael and Eileen says:

    Dear Mark, Kristen, Liam, Paddy and Declan,
    We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Eileen & Michael

  7. Betty Darcy Grantham says:

    I was shocked & saddened to hear this. My prayers are with your family. We had such good times growing up in our neighborhood, & school years together. We all were blessed to know you & have such fond memories. Rest in peace dear friend your battle is over. Love Betty

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