Sheila A. Gallagher Self, 54, of Reno, NV, who was born in Levittown, PA on June 2, 1958, passed away into God's loving arms on January 10, 2013 following a lifelong battle with asthma.
A Celebration of Life will be held for Sheila on January 12, 2013 at the Walton Funeral Home, 875 West Second Street, Reno.
Sheila was preceded in death by her parents, James J. Gallagher and Lavinia (Sismore) Gallagher, as well as her son, Richard O'Connor. She is survived by her children, Tina Marie Woodbury of Reno, NV and Kenton Woodbury of Truckee, CA; stepmother, Dorothy V. Gallagher of Levittown, PA; brother James Gallagher (Sandy) of Mechanicsburg, PA; sisters Sharon Demers (Bill) of Palm Coast, FL and Kathleen Antolino of Doylestown, PA; and her loving companion Anthony Thompson. Sheila is also the proud grandmother of Quinnton Woodbury and Johnathon Lombard. Her nieces and nephews, James and Erin Gallagher, Ron Hall, Timothy Graham, and Kristine and Frank Antolino will also miss her loving personality.
Sheila was raised in Levittown, PA and relocated to the Lake Tahoe area 25 years ago. She will be best remembered for her love of life and free spirit. She was an entrepreneur and loved the restaurant business, owning and managing several food eateries over the years in Truckee and Kings Beach, CA.
Sheila concluded her passion for cooking in the dietary department at Tahoe Forest Hospital in Truckee. Her wonderful smile and love for life will be missed by all her family and friends.