|Benjamin M. Gallo|
|June 7, 1937 - February 20, 2019|
ContactsMetropolitan Funeral Service - 501 Easton Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090 - 215-659-6400 - Map
|Holy Saviour Church - 407 E. Main Street, Norristown, PA 19401 - 610-275-0958 - Map|
The following was lovingly composed by Ben’s family:
(Baldasare) Ben M. Gallo of Worcester, Pennsylvania died peacefully early Wednesday morning, February 20th, 2019 at his home with his family by his side. He was 81 years old. Ben was born June 7th, 1937 in Norristown, Pa.. Son of the Late (Francesco) Frank Gallo and the late Frances Gallo (nee- Calamia). Ben was the beloved husband of Adelaide R. Gallo (nee-Hennessey) and the father of five children. Michael (Joyce Zygmont), Christopher (Lisa Fanizzi), Andrew (Nancy Owoc), Michele, Ben Jr. (Cindy Bruno). Grandfather to 13 Grandchildren. Corinne, Sophia, Kirsti, Gabriella, Michael, Andrew Jr., Alexa, Bella, Gianna, Cellini, Milani, Benny and Enzo. Great grandfather to Valentina and brother to Joesph (Sally), the late Concetta and Frank (Judy).
Graduated Norristown High School Class of 1955, Graduated Drexel University with Degree in Engineering, began his career at General Electric and finish his career as President and CEO of Advantage Systems Inc. Ben served in the United States Marine Corps. Ben and Adelaide celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary on 2-17-19 surrounded by family and friends. Ben was an avid tennis player and certified tennis Pro. He ran the Philadelphia Men’s Tennis League. Ben was one of the original owners of Frog Hollow Tennis Club and also owned and operated Top of the Net Tennis Store.
Relatives and friends were invited to attend his visitation from 11:30 AM to 1 PM and funeral Mass at 1 PM on Saturday February 23rd, 2019 at Holy Saviour Church, 407 E. Main Street, Norristown, Pa. 19401. Details for the Celebration of Life reception were given at the church.