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John M. Galella

1947 ~ 2019 (age 72)

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John M. Galella, born June 21, 1947 - passed away July 26, 2019 at his home. There is nothing traditional about John, so his obituary should not be traditional. John loved with his soul. You were either his friend or his foe. He did not have much for in between.

John was born to John & Helen Galella who preceded him in death. John loved his children, Jerry and Penny West and Tammy McCance & his sister, Mary Anne Milak and brother-in-law, Paul. He loved his wife Orintha Frances Galella who preceded him in death on March 19, 2019. He died with a broken heart wanting her again.

He was a proud U.S. Army Veteran.

So many stories that there is no end and no beginning to them. He loved to ride his motorcycle. He loved his lotto. He lived his life with passion. He was always moving in the fast lane. There was no time to slow and look around there is the here and now - let's go.

He will be missed by his children, his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, his sister and all of his friends and family.

John did not want a funeral - he wanted everyone to move forward with his memories talked about with laughter and love. We will have a Celebration of John's Life - all are welcome to share their endless stories.

Saturday, August 3rd at 6 P.M.

94 10th Street - Carbon Cliff, IL  61239

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Celebration of Life
August 3, 2019

6:00 PM

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