Obituary of Francis M. Ganley
Francis M. (Frank) Ganley 87, of Flourtown, PA passed away peacefully on November 16, 2021. He was born on May 8, 1934 in Philadelphia, the son of Teresa and Edward Ganley and youngest of four boys.
Frank is survived by his beloved family. His wife, Jeannette (of 62 years). His four children: Terry, Michael, Patrick, Tricia Nora (Peter),grandsons: Braden and Holden Nora; nieceMary Louise Savarese and nephew Robert Savarese Jr.
Frank grew up on East Oak Lane and attended St. A’s grade school. He enjoyed many childhood summers in Ocean City, New Jersey. In later years, he worked as a police officer there.
He was a graduate of La Salle High School and received a BS degree at La Salle University in Philadelphia. As a proud La Salle Explorer alumnus, he received special recognition when he commemorated his golden jubilee from high school. Frank served in the Army as a military police officer for two years and in the Army Reserve for six years. For 60 years, he worked as a manufacturing sales representative.
Frank was an avid golfer and sports enthusiast.His love of golf was shared with his family and he was a fierce competitor. He loved coaching childrens’ golf and basketball. He was known for his Irish wit and a quick joke. A recent DNA test proved him to be 99% Irish! He was a member of St. Philp Neri Church in Lafayette Hill, PA for over 62 years.
Frank’s faith, family and friends brought much joy to his life and his legacy will live on in the hearts of the people he touched.
The link below will be made active to live stream the funeral on the morning of the service.
Memorial contributions can be made to: St. Philip Neri Church, 437 Ridge Pike, Lafayette Hill, PA 19444.
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