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“Thinking of you all and sending prayers for strength ”
1 of 40 | Posted by: Meghan - CT

“We were deeply saddened to recently learn about Maura's passing. She was a complete joy to work with and we will miss hearing her happy voice on...Read More »
2 of 40 | Posted by: Rebecca Pearson - coworker

“Max, we remeber when you came to Crockett street and all the times in the street playing with Thomas and Sam and the neighborhood friends. You were...Read More »
3 of 40 | Posted by: dana and geoff beringer - Darien, CT

“my deepest sympathys to you and your family i cant find the words to express .know that i have you in my prayers thank full for the help she gave...Read More »
4 of 40 | Posted by: rosemary russell - NJ

“Maura was truly a happy, joy-filled young woman I remember as a child in Tannersville. My parents Alice and John loved her, Erin and John so much...Read More »
5 of 40 | Posted by: Grace Jurgens - Saugerties, NY

“Erin and Family - We are heart broken and so sad for your loss. Our thoughts are with you as you go through this unbelievably difficult time. ”
6 of 40 | Posted by: Suzanne & Ron Mulliken - CT

“Thinking of you and wishing you moments of peace and comfort when you share in memories. My deepest and sincerest sympathies. Heartbroken. All my...Read More »
7 of 40 | Posted by: Lori Discolo - Rye Brook, NY

“Whenever our paths crossed, which was not all that often, Maura was always the sweetheart. I will miss her, always, ”
8 of 40 | Posted by: Robert Campana - Hunter, NY

“my heart breaks for all of you...my only peace comes from knowing your parents were there to greet her... ”
9 of 40 | Posted by: patrick thorpe - Spruce Pine, NC

“I am so sorry for your loss Erin. I didn't know Maura but I can see how loved she was and what a beautiful person she will be remembered as. Sending...Read More »
10 of 40 | Posted by: Linda Haglund - Bethesda, MD

“Very sorry for your loss. My deepest condolence to you all; as there are no words to express how sad I feel. May the lives she’s touched be...Read More »
11 of 40 | Posted by: Rhonda Perry - Babylon, NY

“Erin and Family. I am deeply sorry for your loss. May you feel and get comfort in your memories. Sending you all strength. ”
12 of 40 | Posted by: Cathy Krom Mullins - Stamford, CT

“Maxi, Lamento muchísimo el fallecimiento de Maura. Solo vos podes entender el dolor que estas sintiendo y el momento que estás...Read More »
13 of 40 | Posted by: Fernando Eirin - CT

“On behalf of our family, please accept our sincere and loving condolences during this most difficult time. I was so fortunate to have shared a...Read More »
14 of 40 | Posted by: Bobby & Glynis Dudley - Boulder, CO

“I was so sorry to hear about Maura's passing. She was the nicest person I can remember from our time at LJR. She always had a smile on her face and...Read More »
15 of 40 | Posted by: John & Susan Delaney - Warren, NJ

“Sending heartfelt condolences to the family. What a tragic loss. Warm and tight hugs to everyone. Please take care of each other. ”
16 of 40 | Posted by: Martha E Stark - Brooklyn, NY

“Maura was a beautiful person inside and out with a passion for life. She was the kind of person who made you feel special and loved. I will always...Read More »
17 of 40 | Posted by: Tina Duffy - Portsmouth, NH

“My love, thoughts, and prayers to all of Maura's family and friends. I am very sorry to hear of her passing. ”
18 of 40 | Posted by: Nancy Loucks Mitchell - MD

“I will always remember Maura's beautiful smile and the joy she brought to others. She was beaming at the class reunion last August. I will...Read More »
19 of 40 | Posted by: Irene Barnum - Lexington, NY

“My thoughts and prayers go out to friends & the Gallagher family. Maura brightened everyone's day during the great times at LJR. You will be dearly...Read More »
20 of 40 | Posted by: Chad C Stasky

“Anyone who knew Maura was so thankful they did. So kind, generous, warm, funny, loving. My prayers and love to the Gallaghers, DiDodos, O'Tooles, and...Read More »
21 of 40 | Posted by: Steve Menzel - Princeton, NJ

“Maura, like Erin and John, was a true Gallagher. The mountaintop is saddened by her loss. ”
22 of 40 | Posted by: Dede Thorpe - Haines Falls, NY

“My most profound condolence to Max and to his and Maura's wonderful infants, Lyla Maura and Thomas Walter. Jessie Ewing (Darien/Chicago) ”
23 of 40 | Posted by: Jessie V Ewing - Chicago, IL

“Dear Family of Maura Bridget Gallagher - I did not know Maura but pray for her family for her loss. May her babies be blessed in every way. ”
24 of 40 | Posted by: Victoria O'Connor - Milford, CT

“We are deeply saddened by this terrible tragedy. Our Hearts and Deepest Prayers are with the babies and those now left to care for a them both. ”
25 of 40 | Posted by: Jay & Linda Badame - Weehawken, NJ


26 of 40 | Posted by: Jason Miller - Tannersville, NY

“I think of you on our mountain road often, and now always will. Until we meet in the Kingdom of God. ”
27 of 40 | Posted by: Deirdre Goss - NY

“Maura, you will be missed by the multitudes of people whose lives you made brighter by your presence, including me. The world is a lesser place...Read More »
28 of 40 | Posted by: Steve Herman - Yonkers, NY


29 of 40 | Posted by: Lori - Stamford, CT

“My heart goes out to her entire family! Maura was one of the nicest people I have every met. You need people like her in your life! This is...Read More »
30 of 40 | Posted by: Chris Breheny - Patchogue, NY

“To Maura's Family and friends, I am so sorry to hear of her passing. She was such a bright, intelligent beautiful soul and I will always remember her...Read More »
31 of 40 | Posted by: Lela Bleau - Cairo, NY

“Maura was a very special person whom we have known for many years and will miss forever. Our thoughts and prayers are with Max and all of the family...Read More »
32 of 40 | Posted by: Fran and John Ryan - Greenwich, CT

“Erin and family, Words cannot describe how saddened I am to learn about Maura's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this most...Read More »
33 of 40 | Posted by: Anita anita.finn16@gmail.com - CT

“Dear Maura's family and many friends,Please accept my deepest sympathy on her passing. It is with great sadness that I read her obituary. My...Read More »
34 of 40 | Posted by: - New Canaan, CT

“My heart goes out to Maura's family! Maura always smiled and was the sweetest person you could meet! She will be missed greatly and remembered...Read More »
35 of 40 | Posted by: Adoree meyer - Hensonville, NY

“Erin and family, Words cannot express how very sad I am to hear about Maura. I am praying for all of you in this very difficult time. ”
36 of 40 | Posted by: Anita Finn - Stamford, CT

“RIP Maura. Your are an amazing person & your energy was simply pure and sweet. I will miss you ”
37 of 40 | Posted by: Brendan Hickey - Danbury, CT

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Gallagher and O'Toole families. My heart aches for your loss. ”
38 of 40 | Posted by: Kelly McNeff - Fort Mill, SC

“RIP, will never be forgotten. ”
39 of 40 | Posted by: STEPHEN TUOMEY - Tannersville, NY

“She was one of the best. Selfless, caring, loving and had beautiful, glowing soul. ”
40 of 40 | Posted by: Sean and Kimberly McNeff - NJ


Maura Bridget Gallagher died on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 in Stamford, Connecticut. She was born on May 11, 1978 and grew-up in Tannersville, New York. Maura was predeceased by her parents, Maureen (June 16, 1989) and Walter G. Gallagher (January 30, 2015). She and her fiancé Max Di Dodo resided in New Canaan, Connecticut for the last four years. Maura was a 1996 graduate of Hunter Tannersville Central High School and received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Hunter College in Manhattan, where she resided for 11 years. In 2007, she moved to Darien, Connecticut and has lived in the area since. She was employed as a client services specialist for RVI Group in Stamford for the last decade. Maura was an avid skier, enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family and friends. She especially enjoyed weekends at her family's Mountain Top home where she grew up. Maura and Max welcomed two beautiful children, Thomas Walter and Lyla Maura into the world on Monday, May 8th. More than anything, Maura wanted to be a mother. In addition to Max and her children, Maura is survived by her brother John P. Gallagher and his partner Sydney F. Frazier of Manhattan; her sister Erin O'Toole O'Rourke and her husband Dennis P. O'Rourke of Garden City, New York. She is also survived Max's mother Mirtha of Rosario, Argentina; brothers Ariel (Carolina) of New Canaan; Sebastian (Gisel) of Rosario; and Hector of Majorca, Spain. Maura is also survived by her much loved nieces and nephews, Sean, Bridget and Ryan O'Toole; Riley, Tierney and Finn O'Rourke; Luciana, Emilia, Matilda, Nicole, Santiago and Nicolas Di Dodo. She is also survived by dozens of aunts, uncles and cousins and many good friends. In addition to her parents, Maura is predeceased by her brother-in-law, John C. O'Toole (March 19, 2007). Visitation will be held at the Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Boston Post Road, Darien, Connecticut on Monday, May 15, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. John R. C. Church, 1986 Post Road, Darien at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. A private burial will take place in Elka Park, NY at a later date.