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Anthony J Galano

September 1, 1930 ~ June 27, 2021 (age 90)


Anthony J. Galano, 90, of Jersey City, entered into eternal life on June 27, 2021 at his home. Born September 1, 1930 to the late Dominic & Lucille (nee: Priore), he lived all of his life in Jersey City. After graduating Ferris High School, class of 1948, he enlisted in the US Army and proudly served from 1948-1950. He was employed as a manager with Swepco, an Iron Piping company in Clifton for 40 years, while concurrently working with the Jersey City Department of Recreation as a Night Supervisor. 

He retired in 1990 and began his most cherished job, grandfather; taking care of his grandchildren with his beloved wife. In his leisure time he enjoyed summer trips to Cape Cod, occasional Disney trips, and watching classic movies. He was also a huge Frank Sinatra fan, and loved attending local games of Notre Dame & the Yankees. 

Anthony was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret (nee: Costello)

He is the beloved father of Janet Galano, Gina Hladik & her husband Jack, and Joseph Galano & his fiancé Jennifer. Proud and loving grandfather of Matthew Hladik & his wife Meagan, J.J., Allison & Stephen. He is also survived by his sister, Leona Cotsakos.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service on Thursday, July 1, 2021, 11:45 a.m. at Holy Cross Mausoleum, 340 Ridge Road, North Arlington, NJ 07031.

A special note of thanks to the Visiting Angels & Compassionate Care Hospice for their comfort and care.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Compassionate Care Hospice: 300 Broadacres Dr., Bloomfield, NJ 07003 (Check payable to Amedysis Foundation).

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Funeral Service
July 1, 2021

11:45 AM
Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum (North Arlington)
340 Ridge Rd.
North Arlington, NJ 07031

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