Geneva I. “GiGi” Gallagher

October 21, 1947 - December 13, 2019

          Geneva I. “GiGi” Gallagher, age 72, of Townsend, DE, passed away on Friday, December 13, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.

          Born in Charleston, WV on October 21, 1947. Daughter of the late Clifford and Josephine (Kegley) McCleary. She attended Warner Jr. High and graduated from Wilmington High School in 1965. In 2011, GiGi retired from the Appoquinimink School District as a kitchen staff member. She also worked as an administrative assistant in the former Greenwood Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center, and at various doctors’ offices in the Wilmington area. GiGi was an avid QVC shopper and a grateful member of AL-ANON.

          She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Donald E. Gallagher of Townsend; daughter, Sherry L. Uhline (Roger) of Newark; sister, Anita Marcum (Bob) of Rand, WV; granddaughters, Jessica L. Uhline (Paul) of Lewes and Taylor S. Uhline of Tacoma, WA; and great grandchildren, Anthony Jordon and Harley Lynn. 

          GiGi was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She treasured her family, her friends, and will forever be remembered for her generous heart, beautiful smile, spunky personality, contagious laughter, and her gorgeous blue eyes. She will be dearly missed by all.

          Visitation for family and friends will be held from 2 to 4 pm on Saturday, December 28, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 4 pm.  Interment will be held privately at a later date.

          In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in GiGi’s memory to the Salvation Army, 400 North Orange Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.


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12 Condolences for Geneva I. “GiGi” Gallagher

  • Our hearts go out to you, Don, and the rest of your family, for this great loss of losing Gigi. The void will be great. I enjoyed anytime I was around her. She never was at a loss for words, and was so easy to talk to. You’re in our thoughts and prayers.
    Love, Chris & Chuck Benedict

  • Momma G. You fought a good fight with your good sense of humor and spunky ways throught it all. I love you and will miss you dearly. Poppy Don, Sherry, Jess, Taylor, Anothony, Harley and family we ask that God cover you in a blanket of comfort in the coming days. Carry on GG’s legacy. She is within each of you. MUCH LOVE Anne-Marie and Mark

  • So very sorry for your loss !! Sending all my love and prayers during this time !! Love you!! 🙏❤️

  • Prayers for the family. I know Gigi will be missed but I also know those she loved knew it!

  • GiGi was my special friend, she was loved and I miss her friendship. My thoughts and prayers are with you Don and the rest of her family. Gods prayers to all.



  • Don, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. The HPU

  • My condolences and healing thoughts to your family. I will always remember Gigi’s laugh growing up. It still puts a smile on my face. Oh the memories. She will be dearly missed.

  • You will be missed by many of your friends but mostly by your family. Wish we could have gone to the shore & discount shopping one more time.
    Love you and miss you 💕. Pat

  • I love you my dear friend. You left too soon.

  • Don, So sorry for your loss.

  • Don and family, very sorry for your loss.

  • I miss you so much Mommy ever single day.