MR. JOSEPH EDWARD GALARDI, 86, died March 27, 2014 at Indian River Medical center in Vero Beach, FL. He was born in Mason, Michigan and lived in Vero Beach and Sebastian since 1978 coming from Utica, Michigan. Mr. Galardi was a Marine Corps veteran. He was employed by Velde Ford for more than 30 Years, most recently as Sales Manager. He was a former member of the Elks in Michigan. Survivors include wife Sharon Galardi of Sebastian, and survived by the following children and step children: son Mark Galardi of Walled Lake, Michigan, daughters Sheila Galardi-Hodge of Fenton, Michigan, Patricia Cormier (Edward) of Tucson, Arizona, Mari Modesto (Anthony) of Billerica, Massachusetts, Karen Jensen Foran (William) of Pembroke Pines, FL, Janet Jensen Meyer (Jeff) of Vero Beach and Susan Pamela Killingsworth (Kirk) of Missouri City, Texas, Mark (Paula) Mills, Kevin (Sharon) Mills, Ted (Jennifer) Mills, and Kelly (Eric) Kinder from Michigan, twenty Grandchildren, three Great Grandsons and three sisters, Mary, Irene and Georgina. Memorial contributions may be made to the
, PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284 or the
, 3375 20th Street, Vero Beach, FL 32960 in memory of Joseph E. Galardi. A gathering of family and friends will be held 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Saturday April, 5, 2014 with a brief service at 5:00 PM at Strunk Funeral Home, Vero Beach, FL. A guest book is available at www.strunkfuneralhome.com.
Published in the TC Palm on Apr. 1, 2014