Irene E. (nee Starkey) Gallahue
Died: Apr 7, 2018
Irene E. (nee Starkey) Gallahue

GALLAHUE - Irene E. (nee Starkey)

Irene E. (nee Starkey) Gallahue, age 88 passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Hospice Buffalo in Cheektowaga New York.

Irene was born on April 17, 1929 in Birmangton England the daughter of the late Richard and the late Nellie Starkey. She and her family moved to Buffalo New York when she was 16 years old.

Her late husband Dale Q. Gallahue opened the areas first Allstate Insurance Company which he ran for many years. He and Irene decided to go into the hotel business and moved to Texas where they purchased a franchise La Quinta Hotel and Irene managed for many years before moving back to Buffalo. Her husband Dale passed away in 2006.

Irene is the loving and devoted mother of Derick A. Gallahue, Dawn (the late Raymond) Miller and Doreen (John) Daniel. Dearest grandmother of two and also survived by several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her siblings.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Hospice Buffalo 225 Como Park Boulevard Cheektowaga New York 14227.

At Irene's request there will be no visitation or public services scheduled.  Final arrangements have been entrusted to the Kevin M. Mason Funeral Home 154 Weimar Street Buffalo New York 14206. (716) 362-1099 Fax: (716) 462-5355 Email:

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