Luiggino (Louis) Joseph Galletto

November 16, 1925 - February 17, 2014

A long time resident of Ossining, Luiggino took special interest in the Ossining Historical Society.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name can be made to Ossining Historical Society, 196 Croton Avenue, Ossining, New York 10562.
A funeral mass will be held at St. Ann’s Church, 25 Eastern Avenue, Ossining, NY, Thursday, February 20th at 2 p.m. marking what would have been our parents’ 59th wedding anniversary.

Luiggino (Louis) Joseph Galletto
November 16, 1925 - February 17, 2014
Luiggino (Louis) Joseph Galletto, 88, of Pawling, NY, our beloved father, passed away on Monday, February 17, 2014. Luiggino was born to Gabriel and Veronica Galletto on November 16, 1925 in Ossining, NY. Luiggino is survived by his children Lu-Ann (Lowell Allan) Pyke, Dr. Leonardo J. (Cynthia) Galletto, Luiggino, (Patricia) Galletto, Jr., Linda (Todd) Morgan, and Lori Galletto; his grandchildren Meredith and Geoffrey Pyke, Alexander Galletto, Luiggino III, Monica Rose, and Isabella Galletto and Claudia and Zachary Morgan: his sister Lucia Veteran, and brother Gabriel (Bobby) Galletto. He is predeceased by his parents Gabriel and Veronica Galletto, his wife Linda Fasciani Galletto, brothers Tiofilo Galletto and Humbert Galletto and sisters Anna Chiulli and Irene Lambert. Luiggino attended Ossining High School, was a member of the Merchant Marines and a Lieutenant in the United States Army serving in Germany post WWII. Luiggino was employed by New York State Department of Corrections (guard at Green Haven) and Department of Motor Vehicles. Luiggino owned and operated Dutch-West Home Improvement Center in Pawling.
Luiggino was a loving husband, dedicated father and adoring grandfather. During his early childhood years he was briefly a resident at St. Joseph’s followed by an upbringing in Ossining. He had fond memories of his participation in the Boy Scouts Troop 29 and later the Sea Scouts. He was an avid gardener, reader, wine-maker, family historian and traveler, taking each of his five children on separate trips to research family history in Italy, and climbed over 450 steps to Brunelleschi’s Dome in Florence at age 80. Luiggino loved history and art and visited many museums with his family.
A long time resident of Ossining, Luiggino took special interest in the Ossining Historical Society.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name can be made to Ossining Historical Society, 196 Croton Avenue, Ossining, New York 10562.
A funeral mass will be held at St. Ann’s Church, 25 Eastern Avenue, Ossining, NY, Thursday, February 20th at 2 p.m. marking what would have been our parents’ 59th wedding anniversary.

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