Potsdam, NY- Ms. Carol F. Gallagher, age 69, of Potsdam, NY passed away on June 18, 2014 at her home in the village of Potsdam. In lieu of flowers contributions in her memory can be made to the Neonatal (SP) Center at the Canton Potsdam Hospital. Arrangements are with the Garner Funeral Service. Online condolences can be sent @www.garnerfh.com.
Carol was born in Potsdam on July 6, 1944 to Paul Gallagher and the late Lena Bronson Gallagher. She was a 1962 graduate of Potsdam Central High School. She then went on to receive her RN at A. Barton Hepburn Hospital in 1966 after she had been working at the Potsdam Hospital as a candy striper. Carol worked as an RN at the Hospital for over 43 years. She worked in the ER, Maternity and as House Supervisor.
Carol is survived by her father Paul, sister Joan Taylor; brothers Joseph and Anthony and by her many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
Carol was known throughout the community as a kind, loving and caring friend and was very professional. She practically aided in birthing this entire community since becoming an RN. Knitting was her life line forever and she shared that with all.
Carol will always be remembered for her kind, loving and generous ways and the stories that she told. Services for Carol will be announced at a late date yet to be determined.