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Francis T. "Bo" Gallo


1920 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Francis T. "Bo" Gallo Obituary
Gallo, "Bo"
1920 - 2018
Francis T. "Bo" Gallo, age 97, passed away on Thursday, February 1, 2018, at Sunrise of Dublin. Bo is preceded in death by his parents Oreste Paul and Hazel (Nardini) Gallo, brothers Paul and Joe and sisters Rita MacEachen and Norma Antenucci. He is survived by his loving wife, Carol "Gypsy" Gallo; sons, Nicholas Edward (Nichole) Gallo and Francis Thomas Gallo, Jr.; Godson, Rick (Caele) Gambs; grandchildren, Christiana Kathleen Gallo, Vittorio Bo Gallo and Giovanni Giantonio Gallo; brother, Robert (Tina) Gallo; brother-in-law, Richard Gambs; and many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Bo was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during WWII in the 191st Signal Repair Corps and was a devoted member of St. Andrew Catholic Church. He, along with his brothers owned O.P. Gallo Tailoring and Formal Wear, the benchmark for custom suits and formal wear rental for over 40 years. He was known for his passion of Italian food, family and friends; and, his homemade pizzas were legendary. He was especially proud of his Scatoni drink mixture which many came to love. Bo was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and was "Uncle Bo" to not only his nieces, nephews and friends but also the many whom he mentored throughout his life. His family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, beginning at 9:30 a.m., at ST. ANDREW CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1899 McCoy Road (at Reed), Upper Arlington, where his funeral Mass will commence at 10:30 a.m. Entombment to follow in St. Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum. Donations in his name preferred to Capital City Hospice, 2800 Corporate Exchange Drive, Ste. 170, Columbus, OH (43231) or Nationwide Children's Hospital Foundation, 700 Children's Drive, Columbus, OH (43205). Arrangements entrusted with JOHN QUINT TREBONI FUNERAL HOME, 1177 West Fifth, Columbus. Condolences may be sent via www.johnquint.com.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Feb. 3 to Feb. 4, 2018
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