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Ex-Scarsdale Village Justice John 'The Judge' Galloway Dies At 78

John H. Galloway III
John H. Galloway III Photo Credit: Dignity Memorial

John H. Galloway III, affectionately known in Scarsdale as “The Judge,” died on Aug. 3, 2018. Born on Aug. 29, 1939 in New York to Mary Phillips Galloway and John Henry Galloway Jr., John resided in the Scarsdale area for much of his life.

John attended Stepinac High School, Georgetown and Cornell Universities, and Fordham Law School. John and his wife, Frances, formed a law practice in Scarsdale, where they were partners in life and law for over 50 years. His compassion, dedication to fairness and kindness showed through in every aspect of his life.

As Scarsdale Village Justice of 20 years, longtime Rotarian, active parishioner and educator at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Scarsdale, John lead a life that made a difference in others’ lives. He took great pleasure in Community Theater, sailing, bird watching, music and star gazing. Above all else, was his love for his family. He is survived by his wife, Frances Cassebaum Galloway, daughters Emily McGovern-Voliva and Sarah C. Galloway, brother, David Galloway, grandchildren Colleen McGovern, Erin McGovern and Kelly Ann McGovern. John was known by many and loved by all.

Mass of Christian Burial was on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church Scarsdale. Visitation was held on Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, at the Edwin L. Bennett Funeral Home in Scarsdale. A memorial luncheon will be held immediately following the mass at the Scarsdale Congregational Church 1 Heathcote Road in Scarsdale.

In Lieu of flowers please make any contribution to Calvary Hospital, 1740 Eastchester Road, Bronx, New York.

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