Teresa M. (Gallagher) Lannon

Teresa M. (Gallagher) Lannon, died at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Sunday July 14, 2013.


Born in Boston, she was raised in Randolph and graduated from Stetson High School, Randolph. Teresa has been a longtime resident of Boston, raising her children in Mattapan and Hyde Park. Mrs. Lannon loved to travel and was an avid reader. As the oldest of eleven children, she assisted in helping to raise her siblings and that carried over when she became a loving mother and devoted grandmother. Mrs. Lannon retired after many years as a library aide at the Roslindale branch of the Boston Public Library.


Beloved wife of the late Charles A. Lannon. Loving mother of Joseph E. Lannon and his wife Linda of Milton, Edward J. Lannon and his wife Irene of South Boston, formerly of Duxbury, Susan Ingram and her husband Frederick of Duxbury, Donna MacEwen and her husband Alan and Jack Lannon and his wife Diana of Duxbury. Teresa is survived by nine grandchildren, Nicholas, Gregory, Maria, Julie, William, Micaela and Samantha Lannon and Jack and Evangeline MacEwen. Sister of John Gallagher of FL, Dorothy Gallagher of NH, Peter Gallagher of Halifax, Kathleen Lundy of AL, Michael Gallagher of Halifax and the late Charles Gallagher, Mary Flynn, Paul Gallagher, James Gallagher and Walter Gallagher. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Gregory Church, 2223 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, Thursday July 18 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON, Wednesday 3-7 PM. Interment Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, Thursday 1:00 PM.


In lieu of flowers, donations in Teresa’s memory may be made to March of Dimes, 112 Turnpike Road, Suite 102, Westborough, MA, 01581.