SOUTH LYON - John Galligan, 69, died Saturday afternoon at the Veterans Hospital in Ann Arbor after a two-year illness. He was born in County Cork, Ireland, on May 5, 1888.
Mr. Galligan had lived in South Lyon for the past 40 years and was self-employed as a plumber before his illness. He was a veteran of World War I and a charter member of the Lovewell-Hill Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in South Lyon.
Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Milford with the Rev. Richard Haney officiating. Burial will be made in St. Mary's Cemetery there.
Friends may call at the Phillips Funeral Home in South Lyon.