George Earl Gallinger, (80), of Lake Peekskill, NY peacefully passed away on Dec 21, 2023, surrounded by his loved ones. George was born on August 31, 1943 to Julia and Earl Gallinger in North Tarrytown, NY. George retired from the General Motors plant in North Tarrytown after many years of service and ultimately established his long-term residence in Lake Peekskill.
George enjoyed his retirement years as a jack of all trades and a man of many talents. He could fix or build almost anything and would routinely lend a hand to anyone one that was in need of help. George was also a great cook, enjoyed being outside tending to his gardens and spending time with his family.
George is survived by his four children and their spouses and partners, George and Cathleen Gallinger, Thomas and Lynne Gallinger, Leslie and James Marx, and Kehaulani Kekoa and Kayla Santos. He was also blessed with nine grandchildren, Alexis, Nicholas, Matthew, Nolan, Haley, Katie, Julia, Zachary, and Natalie.
George was predeceased by his beloved wife Jeanne Gallinger. He is also survived by his sister, Marie McCartney and his former wife Louise Cannillo.
George Earl Gallinger will be deeply missed by all that knew and loved him.
George’s family will host a Memorial service at Heritage Funeral Home, Putnam Valley, NY from 2-6 P.M. on Wednesday, Dec. 27th, 2023 following a private funeral service. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Leukemia Foundation or your favorite charity in his name.