Anthony M. Gallina M. Gallina

Anthony M. Gallina passed away at home on April 1, 2012.

He was the first born in a large Italian family and grew up in Kent, Ohio. He served in the Air Force for 4 years during the Korean Conflict. He is known in the Panama City area for his "giving back for all the good things that life provided him," to include many hours of volunteer work at the Catholic Charities food bank. He was a retired veterinarian and educator, having taught pathology to veterinary students at Washington State University and a number of other veterinary colleges.

He loved his family to include daughter, Michaelann de los Santos, son, Scott Gallina; son, Jay Gallina (deceased); granddaughters, Antonia and Barbara de los Santos and Asti Gallina; grandson, Anthony Gallina; his wife, Barbara Gallina (deceased), eternally missed; and current wife of 20 years, Lynne Siegfried.

The family requests that donations in his name be made to the Barbara Gallina Scholarship Fund at the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, lhaley@vetmed.wsu.edu; 509-335-5021.

There will be a gathering of family and friends to memorialize Tony Gallina at a time yet to be arranged.

Wilson Funeral Home
Family Owned Since 1911
214 Airport Road
Panama City, Fla.

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Wilson Funeral Home - Panama City
214 Airport Road Panama City, FL 32405
Published in Panama City News Herald on Apr. 3, 2012