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Francis Bernard (Frank) Gallo

1927 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Francis Bernard (Frank) Gallo Obituary
Francis (Frank) Bernard Gallo

AGE: 89 • Orlando, FL

Francis (Frank) Bernard Gallo, age 89, passed away on April 23, 2017 in Orlando, FL with his loving wife and three children at his side.

Frank was born in Pottsville, PA on November 30, 1927 to Maria and Scipione Gallo. After his army discharge he attended Bloomsburg University majoring in history and excelling in track earning the nickname, Fireball Frankie. He married Marcella Joan Davis of Ashland, PA on December 27, 1952 and enjoyed 64+ years of togetherness.

Frank and Marcella moved to New Jersey where he began his career as a history teacher and coach. He advanced to become Athletic Director at Dover High School retiring in 1990. His successes in the classroom, on the football field and on the track were not only record breaking but provided life long memories for him and the athletes he coached.

Frank is survived by wife Marcella; son, Scott and Karin Gallo and grandchildren Meredith, Katherine and Pierce; daughter Debbie and Pete Iosso and grandchildren Anthony and Vincent; and daughter Lisa Gallo and granddaughter Carsen Lowe. Frank's surviving sisters are Rose Gruer~ husband Allan of Arlington VA and Theresa Diffenbach ~ husband Jim of Chesterton, Indiana. Predeceasing Frank are his brothers Angelo with surviving wife Joan and Louis with surviving wife, Judy.

A service is being held to celebrate the life of Frank Gallo on May 20, 2017 at Holy Innocence Episcopal Church in Beach Haven, NJ. All friends and family are welcome. Please check for updated details. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Frank B. Gallo Scholarship Fund, 82 South Road, Chester, NJ 07930 or Holy Innocence Episcopal Church, 410 South Atlantic Avenue, Beach Haven, NJ 08008.

Please feel welcome to share an online memory of Frank at www.acommunity
Published in Beach Haven Times on Apr. 27, 2017
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