Angelo Louis Gallo, 73 of Oakland Park, Florida, died May 27, 2021 at Holy Cross Hospital in Ft. Lauderdale after a period of ill health. He was born August 12, 1947 in Westfield, MA to the late Louis and Helen (Skroczky) Gallo. He attended local schools, graduating from Westfield High School in 1965. Angelo also, graduating from Northampton Commercial College in 1967 and UMass Amherst in 1975. He served in the U.S. Army from 1968-1970 attaining the rank of sergeant while stationed in Germany. For many years he was employed by Columbia Manufacturing Co. in Westfield. Later he attended the Connecticut Culinary Institute to begin a second career as a chef. He worked at numerous restaurants throughout Western Mass. Twenty years ago he moved to Florida and started working at the Hard Rock Care in one of the casinos. In “retirement” he continued to work part-time at Costco. Angelo is survived by his wife Susan of Easthampton, two sons Jeffrey Gallo and his partner Karen Murphy of Easthampton, Christopher Gallo and his wife Lynna of Goshen, one granddaughter Kierstin, two step-grandchildren Bella and Deacon. One great-grandson Gabriel, his brother Thomas Gallo and his wife Linda of Westfield and his sister Kathleen Taylor and her husband Trent of Westfield. He also leaves several nieces and nephews, many cousins and cherished friends. He was kind and gentle, loved many, and missed by all. Calling hours will be held on Thursday June 3rd from 9:30-11am from the Firtion-Adams Funeral Service, 76 Broad Street Westfield. Burial will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Westfield. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association or a charity of your choice. Firtionadams.com
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