Paul C. Gallo, 90 of Wooster passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at Wooster Community Hospital. Family and friends will be received at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster on Friday, November 17, 2023 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary Catholic Church on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 10:00 AM with Fr. Stephan Moran officiating. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
Those who wish may make contributions to the American Heart Association, 1375 E. 9th Street # 600, Cleveland, OH 44114.
Born November 29, 1932 in Wooster, he was son of Frank and Julia (DeLucca) Gallo. He attended St. Mary Catholic School.
On May 5, 1951 he married Catherine Nolletti at St. Mary Catholic Church in Wooster. She survives. They have been married 72 years. They have three children, Donald (MaryJane) Gallo of Hartford, WI, Judy (Leonard) Assante of Fort Myers, FL, Paula (Brett) Hughes of Shreve, grandchildren, Jed (Natalie) Hughes and Josie (Lona Kolman) Hughes of Shreve, Paul (Michaela) Gallo of Charlottesville, VA, Joseph Gallo of West Bend, WI, Julie Gallo of Hartford, WI. Thomas (Anne) Assante, Angela (Steve) Fox, Michael (Christina) Assante. Great-grandchildren, Rowic, Aydrik, River Hughes, Kaleb Kolman, Caden, Kinsley, Everly Riley and Jack Gallo.
Paul and his brother, Wido were partners in an excavation business known as Gallo & Sons, Inc. which was started by their father, Frank. Paul was known for his expertise in running a trac excavator, digging house basement and installing sewer lines in the Wooster and surrounding area. Gallo & Sons, Inc. were in business for 53 years before the brothers retired. Paul continued his career by joining Bogner Construction Company for 8 additional years as a heavy-duty equipment operator.
He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, a member of Elks Lodge No. 1346 and the American Italian Club in Sandusky, OH. A great selfless family man who always put his family first and always was willing to help. The family had great summers boating and camping at Lake Cumberland, KY and various lakes. They also enjoyed summers at Marblehead, OH. He and his wife enjoyed watching their grandchildren’s and great-grandchildren’s sporting events and enjoyed living in Fort Myers, FL and Haines City, FL in the winters for 32 years.
Preceding him in death were his parents, a brother Wildo Gallo and a sister Theresa Cutter.
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