Michael Galiffe

Obituary of Michael Galiffe

Michael "Micky" Galiffe, 65, of Somers Point, passed away on July 10, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his loving wife of thirty-eight years, Marcia, and his daughter, Laura Galiffe, his brother Vernon (Marian) Galiffe, niece Annie (Paul De Bais) Galiffe, nephew Zac (Aly) Ellingham, nephew Paul Ellingham, niece Zoe (Richard) Newby, and niece Zara (Dean) Wattenbarger, plus great nieces and nephews. Micky was preceded in death by his mother Barbara Thatcher, his sister Cheryn Ellingham, and nephew Joseph Galiffe.

Micky graduated from Woolverstone Hall and attended Kingston Polytechnic Institute in England. During his long casino career Micky worked at Paradise Island Casino in Nassau, then the opening of Harrah's in 1980, Showboat, and in the poker room at Caesars.

Micky was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and a Third-Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus. Memorial Mass will be held on Thursday, July 13 at 12:00 pm at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 606 Shore Rd. Somers Point, NJ 08244. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, any donations be made to the St. Joseph's Building Fund at the address above.