Carol Gallagher, of Boiling Spring Lakes, passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017, of congestive
heart failure, at SECU Hospice House of Brunswick.
She was 81. Mrs. Gallagher was born October 1, 1935, in Holyoke, Massachusetts, to William Henry and Marion McCabe Lathrop.
She moved to Brunswick County from Westchester County, New York to be with family, and had volunteered here for many years with American Red Cross blood drives and the Auxiliary of the Boiling Spring Lakes Fire Department.
Prior to relocating, she was an executive assistant in the oil and gas exploration and drilling industry in Houston and Tarrytown, New York.
She is survived by a daughter, Robin Whalley, of Robertsdale, Alabama, granddaughters
Sara Whalley and Kate Whalley, grandson Charles Oliver Whalley, and a sister, Jayne Lathrop, of
The family is extremely grateful to the nursing staffs of Arthur J. Dosher Memorial Hospital,
Southport Nursing Center, and Hospice Life Care Center, as well as to her doctors, for their expert
and loving care in her final months.
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Online condolences may be made at www.coastalcremations.com. No services are planned
at this time.