Obituary: Lynn Palma Barbagallo Phalan

Sep. 28, 1942 - Nov. 12, 2013

Lynn Palma Barbagallo Phalan, 71 years old, wife of James Phalan died Tuesday, November 12, 2013 in Carson City, Nevada. Lynn was born September 28, 1942 in Pittsburg, California.

Among her survivors are her husband, James Michael Phalan; her brother, William (Lisa) Barbagallo; sister, Noreen Byrd; daughter, Michelle (Tim) Cleveland; sons, Jeff Phalan and Jim (Gabriela); step children, Dave (Debbie) Phalan, Janine Phalan, and Greg (Dora) Phalan; grandchildren, Nathan and Ashley Edwards, Zoey Cleveland, Emily Lawrence, Sofia, Jimmy, Jamie, Sara, Holly, and Tierra Phalan.

A Rosary will be held at Walton’s Chapel of the Valley on Sunday, November 17th at 6 p.m. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, November 18, 2013 at St. Teresa of Avila on Lompa Ln., Carson City, NV. A reception will follow at High Sierra Brewery Co., Inc. at 302 North Carson St., Carson City, NV.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in the memory of Lynn to be sent and made payable to MD Anderson Cancer Center, Phalan Thoracic Gene Therapy Fund, PO Box 4486 Houston, Texas 77210-4486. Please reference the gift for Dr. Swisher’s lung cancer research.


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