William L. Gallo, 81

William L. Gallo, 81

LYNN — William L. Gallo, age 81, of Lynn, died Sunday in the Devereux House in Marblehead after a lengthy illness.

A lifelong Lynn resident, he was the son of the late Nichola and Mary E. (Spinello) Gallo. William was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School.

He served in the United States Air Force 3370th Air Police Squadron during the Korean Conflict. A stone mason, he was a member of the Laborers International Union of North America, Local 22. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus, Valladolid Council #70, Lynn.

He is survived by four sisters, Josephine Donovan of Saugus, Carolyn Gambale-Markowsky of Lynn, Jean Sousa of Manchester, N.H., and Janice Ventresca of Medford; as well as several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Caroline, Luke, Charles and Gerald Gallo.

Service information: His funeral will be held on Saturday at 9 a.m. from the SOLIMINE Funeral Home, 426 Broadway (Route 129), Lynn, followed by a funeral Mass in St. Mary’s Church, Lynn, at 11 a.m. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Lynn, with U.S. Air Force Honors. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday from 9-10:30 a.m., prior to the Mass. Directions and guestbook at www.solimine.com.

 

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