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William Galilei

1933 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
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Galilei, William
1933 - 2017
William F. "Billy" Galilei, 83, of Sunbury, died Saturday, August 26, 2017. He was born December 12, 1933 in Columbus to the late Frank and Jennie (Coccia) Galilei. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1952-1956 during the Korean Conflict on the USS Yorktown and USS Midway. In addition to his parents, Bill is also preceded in death by brothers Tony (Sophia) Galilei and Jerry Galilei, sisters Rose (Louis) DiPaolo and Constance and (Robert Beum) and (William Thomas). Bill is survived by Georgia, his loving wife of 53 years; children, Joseph Galilei, Rita (Daryl) Stiles, Sandra (John) Jarrell, Jennie (Bill) Bixler, Frank (Julia) Galilei and Billie Jo (Tony) Eisnnicher; 13 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; brother, Frank (Virginia) Galilei Jr.; sisters, Mary Lou (Carroll) Miller and Betty Jo (Daniel) LaPenna; brother-in-law, Bernard New; sisters-in-law, Rose (Jerrald) Waters, Phyllis Keel and Kathy New. He was an avid Ohio State Buckeye and Cleveland Browns fan. Bill has many lifelong friends some of which he would meet weekly for coffee at Lindy's and White Castle. Family will receive friends Wednesday, August 30, 2017 from 3-8 p.m. at SCHOEDINGER NORTH CHAPEL, 5554 Karl Rd. Funeral service will be Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Forest Lawn Memorial Garden Mausoleum with Father Ray Larussa officiating. Online condolences may be made to www.schoedinger.com
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Aug. 29, 2017
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