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Anthony W. Gallaher
November 18, 1981 ~ October 8, 2023 (age 41) 41 Years Old
Anthony W. Gallaher, age 41, of McKeesport, died October 8, 2023. Born November 18, 1981, in McKeesport, he was the son of Jack (Annette Leitzell) Gallaher and Antonietta (Chiaverini) Stolic. Anthony graduated from McKeesport Area High School in 2000, where he was First Team All-Conference in football and a State Qualifier in the shot put. After high school, Anthony attended Lehigh University on a football scholarship.
He enjoyed home remodeling with his father, cooking meals for family and friends, and taught Culinary Arts at McKeesport High School for many years. He also worked for his Stepfather at Wagner Development as a superintendent.
Anthony’s smile was infectious. He loved his family and always made sure to let them know any time he saw them as well as give everyone one of his big bear hugs.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a son, Anthony Gallaher; partner, Star DeLucia; sister, Brett (Jeff) Mrvos; grandmother, Caroline Trenge; step-sisters, Nicole Jordan and Jennifer (Ryan) Embrey; step-daughter, Nicolette DeLucia; aunts and uncles, Angie (Mike) Sikorski, Sandra Husok, Marilyn (Ron) Lindberg, Joe (Amy) Chiaverini, Pat Chiaverini, Gail (Mike) Wood, Donna (Bart) Brenner, and Julie (Ralph) Maiolo; nieces and nephews, Gia, Melina, Josh, Gabrielle, Audrey and Desmond; cousins, Michael W., Michael S., Steven, Julie, Vanessa, Nicole, Gavin, Patrick, Odette, Kye, and Joseph. Anthony was preceded in death by paternal grandfather, William Gallaher; maternal grandparents, Anthony and Marlene Chiaverini; step-father, David Stolic; uncle, Mark Husok; cousins, Bart Brenner and Ian Maiolo.
The services for Anthony will be private. Arrangements were entrusted to Willig Funeral Home & Crematory. Condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com. Charles Danforth, Supervisor