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Christine M. (Passeri) Gallery

October 29, 2023

Christine Gallery Obituary

Christine M. Gallery (Passeri), age 55, a beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister, and aunt passed away peacefully at her home in Canton, MA on October 29, 2023 after a 20 year courageous battle with cancer. She was a beacon of love, courage, and resilience, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of those she touched. She was a devoted wife to Richard F. Gallery and a loving mother to Aidan and Ethan Gallery, both of Canton. Born to Roseanne Farrell of NY and Andrew Passeri of NY, Christine was a cherished sibling to Jonathan Passeri of Sudbury, and Andrew Passeri and his partner Yacoub Habib of NYC. Her warmth and love extended to her several nieces and nephews, who will remember her fondly. Christine was a proud graduate of The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester and Suffolk Law School in Boston. Her academic pursuits laid the foundation for her illustrious career in the healthcare sector, where she made remarkable contributions over 25 years. At the time of her passing, Christine was the Senior Vice President of Planning and Chief Planning Officer of Emerson Hospital. Her extraordinary skills as an attorney and deep understanding of the legal and regulatory issues faced by healthcare organizations made her an invaluable asset. She was known for her ability to build consensus, think critically about complex situations, and provide creative solutions. Her leadership style was underpinned by collaboration, accountability, respect, and innovation. These qualities were recognized by The Society for Health Care Strategy and Market Development (SHSMD), where she was a longtime member. Christine was honored with the Society's Leadership Excellence Award in 2023, a testament to her significant contributions to healthcare strategy. In addition to her professional endeavors, Christine shared her knowledge and experience with others by teaching Advanced Health Care Strategies at Emerson College for several years. Despite her professional commitments, Christine always found time to indulge in her interests. She enjoyed going out for a nice dinner, biking, hiking, and spending time with her family. Her ability to balance her professional life with her personal interests was truly commendable. Christine M. Gallery (Passeri) was a woman of immense courage and love. Her life was a testament to her commitment to her family, her profession, and her community. Her legacy will continue to inspire those who were fortunate enough to know her. She will be deeply missed but fondly remembered for her remarkable life and the positive impact she made on those around her. Visiting hours at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton Wednesday 3:00 to 8:00 pm. Funeral Mass at St. Oscar Romero Church, Canton Thursday morning at 10:00. Burial Canton Corner Cemetery. in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Christine's memory to Tharros One at

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Funeral Mass
November 2, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Oscar Romero Church (Canton)


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