David Savastano, Editor11.19.14
Jack Gallagher passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. He was 71.
Born in Bayonne, NJ, Jack was a graduate of Bayonne High School, and served in the US Navy. In 1964, he joined NL Chemicals, initially working for the Baker Castor Oil Division. Jack held various sales management positions in Chicago and Detroit before relocating back to New Jersey with Rheox, which became Elementis Specialties. In 1998, Jack left Elementis to join Shamrock Technologies as vice president of international sales.
Jack was highly regarded in the industry by colleagues and customers, and was honored in 2014 with the prestigious Printing Ink Pioneer Award from the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM).
He is survived by his fiancée, Debbie Young; his son, Tim Gallagher; his daughter, Elizabeth Berry and her husband Mike; five grandchildren, Emma, Sean, Jack, Madeliene and Reese; two brothers, Thomas and Lawrence and numerous cousins, n
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