Mr. Gary J. Gallo, age 70, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at Vista Care Hospice following an extended illness.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Prince of Peace Catholic Church.
Father Eric Hill will officiate. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at Memorial Park South Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, at Memorial Park South Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m.
Mr. Gallo was born Sept. 4, 1942, to the late Michael and Esther Gallo in Carlisle, Pa., and was a Vietnam veteran serving in the Army
for five years.
Gary worked for 29 years at Akzo-Nobel in the state of New York. He was a parishioner of Prince of Peace Catholic Church, where he was a member of Knights of Columbus, Men's Club, church usher and volunteer for Habitat for Humanity.
Mr. Gallo was also preceded in death by brothers, Ken Gallo, Michael Gallo and Charles Gallo; and sister, Delores Johnston.
Survivors include: wife of 42 years, Debbie Gallo of Flowery Branch; son and daughter-in-law, Eric E. and Lisa Gallo of Brownsburg, Ind.; son, Todd M. Gallo of Newfane, N.Y.; daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and John Hout IV of Aberdeen, N.C.; sister, Marge Collins; and grandchildren, Flora and John Hout V, Lydia and Charys Gallo, Brianna Bogart and Colin and Alex Gallo.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Vincent DePaul Society, c/o Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 6439 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 or EWTN, 5817 Old Leeds Road, Irondale, AL 35210.
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Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, is in charge of arrangements.