Passed away March 26, 2021. Beloved husband of Laura (Gandolfo); loving father of William and Catherine Gallagher; son of James and Mary Beth (Florea) Gallagher; brother of Jamie (Daniel) Hiltz, Michael (Jamie) Gallagher and Rev. Martin Gallagher; also survived by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends may call Tuesday from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at the JAMES W. CANNAN FUNERAL HOME, INC. (Southtowns Chapel), 3155 Orchard Park Rd. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday at 10:30 AM at Our Lady of Victory Basilica. Please assemble at church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to NYS PBA Signal, 30 Benefit Fund, 120 State St., Suite 2, Albany, NY 12207. Joe was a New York State Trooper and served in the United States Coast Guard.