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“I have happy and lasting memories of Ann, sewing and "getting artistic" together at Button Box. She had the biggest, caring heart, kind,...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Catherine Gentile - Dedham, MA

“My deepest sympathies to you Chuck and your whole family. Be mindful to take care bro.hCnC6 ”
2 of 22 | Posted by: Kevin Betts - Punta Gorda, FL

“My deepest condolences to zjim and the Gallagher families. Ann was one of my first and lasting friends since I arrived in this Country nearly 18...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Joanne Demack-Harding - Abington, MA

“Jim, Chuck, and families, My deepest sympathies to you all. Ann was a special woman. I'll always remember her caring heart, beautiful smile and...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: Cheryl (Wright) Belcher - Jackson, NH

“So sad. My heart goes out to Jimmy and family. Lovely Ann lives on in all the love she created in her family and in her jewelry. ”
5 of 22 | Posted by: Rosemary Spano Wilson - Weymouth, MA

“I knew Ann as a fellow member of the local jewelry-making community. She taught me how to fuse fine silver. Always loved running into her at Pflora...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Susan St Maurice - Bedford, MA

“Jimmy and Family,I send you my most heartfelt condolences.Ann was a beautiful and talented woman. She will be missed. Rest in Peace. ”
7 of 22 | Posted by: Ellen Lindsey - South Berwick, ME

“I was so saddened to hear about this. Ann worked at our family store, The Easton Country Store, when we were kids. I was classmates with Sandy. Ann...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Jenny Senier - Bossier City, LA

“A person that departs from this earth never truly leaves, for they are still alive in our hearts and minds, through us, they live on. Please accept...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Robin Franklin - Canton, MA

“My heart is so saddened to hear of Ann's passing. I know she will truly be missed. ”
10 of 22 | Posted by: Danielle Davis - Brockton, MA

“I am so sorry for your loss. I took several jewelry classes from Ann. She was a talented and wonderful person. She will be sorely missed in the...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: Mary ann Mullins - quincy, MA

“So very sorry for another loss to the Gallagher family from our old neighborhood. Gone much too soon. Rest In Peace my friend ”
12 of 22 | Posted by: Karen Bodio-Graham - Weymouth, MA

“JIm, Jimmy and Rick, and the rest of the family:I am very sorry for the loss of your beloved Ann. I will miss seeing her beautiful face, and her...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Deb C - E B, MA - Friend

“A life well lived is reflected in the quality of one's family and friends. Our loss and Heaven's gain. RIP Ann. ”
14 of 22 | Posted by: Robin Mirollo - Canton, MA

“Rest in the most heavenly peace, Auntie Ann. You were a true angel here on earth. You were loved and will be missed by so many. Keep watch over...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Tracey (Spano) Bittner - Erie, PA

“Ann was the most extraordinary friend anyone could have. We connected immediately, and she quickly became my "go to" friend. Ann brings to mind...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Marilyn Oliveri - Norton, MA

“Ann was a lady. We often enjoyed talking about our creative hobbies during our tenure at Talbot's. I have continued to follow her progress in...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: Deborah Dines - Plymouth, MA

“Jim and family,Please accept our condolences on the passing of Ann. It was wonderful to have known such a great person and she will be missed. Our...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: Joseph & Edna Kruk - MA

“We're so sorry for your family's loss, we extend our sympathies and our condolences. May Ann rest in peace and may God bless your entire family. ”
19 of 22 | Posted by: David Foscaldo - Foxboro, MA

“Ann was a beautiful, sweet person and I am so sad to hear of her passing. I will remember her always smiling. It was a blessing to have known and...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Ken Feldstein - Duxbury, MA

“Ann was a wonderful lady and will be greatly missed on earth but well comed into heaven ”
21 of 22 | Posted by: Robert Hufault - Brockton, MA

“I remember from growing up in Unionville and being on the same bus as Ann, also seeing her at the class reunions. I have enjoyed seeing Ann's...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Karen Alger - East Bridgewater, MA

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BROCKTON—-Ann Gallagher-Spano, 61, a resident of Brockton for the past 32 years, died Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at Brigham and Women's Hospital after a brief illness. She was the wife of James F. Spano for 38 years.

Born in Boston, a daughter of the late Raymond and Mary (Dodo) Gallagher who lived in the Unionville section of Easton, she was raised in Easton and was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School. She continued her education at Greenfield Community College earning an Associates Degree.

Ann was employed in the quality control division for Talbot's of Hingham for 15 years.

An artistic jewelry maker she enjoyed going to the beach with her husband and collecting beach stones for the jewelry she made. A compassionate friend to those she knew her hobbies included reading, writing, quilting and making stained glass. She also enjoyed motorcycle riding with her husband.

In addition to her husband James, she is survived by two sons, James F. Spano Jr and his wife Tina of Brockton and Richard F. Spano of Brockton; a brother, Charles P. Gallagher and his wife Kelly of Norton; six grandchildren, Jon, Michael, Nicole, Zachary, Tessa, and Ryan; a great grandchild, Ella; and several nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Linda Ellis and Sandy Olson.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. from Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 605 Washington Street (Rte.138) Easton, followed by a funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, Easton at Noon. Visiting hours on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations in Ann's memory may be sent to Ann's immediate family effected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas at an account with c/o For directions or condolences visit