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Richard A. "Dick" Galgano

February 20, 1935 October 9, 2018
Richard A. "Dick" Galgano
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Obituary for Richard A. "Dick" Galgano

Richard A. "Dick" Galgano, age 83, a resident of Naperville, IL since 1987, formerly of Bolingbrook, IL, passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Joliet Hospice Home, Joliet, IL. He was born February 20, 1935 in Chicago, IL.

Beloved husband of Cora Galgano (nee Panzica), whom he married June 1, 1957, loving father of Corinne (Andy) Nawrocki of Mokena, IL, Mary Ann (Peter) Vitone of Wheaton, IL, Liz (Brian) Chaplin of Downers Grove, IL, Peter (Gayelynn) Galgano of Homer Glen, IL and Richard (Wendy) Galgano of Naperville, adored grandfather of Andrew John Nawrocki and Alex (Gioia) Nawrocki; Joseph Vitone; Ellena, Grace and Adam Chaplin; Keely and Cameron Galgano; Jacob, Gianna, Isabella, Anthony and Nicholas Galgano, devoted son of the late Peter and Bessie Galgano, dear brother of Patricia Galgano of Lyons, IL, Robert (Paulette) Galgano of Missouri and the late John "Butch" (Joann) Galgano, fond brother-in-law, cousin, uncle, great-uncle and friend of many.

Dick grew up on Chicago's North Side, graduated from Lane Technical High School (Class of 1953) and attended Loyola University in Chicago. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1954-1957, stationed in South Korea.

Dick was employed for over 20 years with Windy City Wire in Bolingbrook, IL and was a member of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church and Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873, both in Naperville. He enjoyed oil painting and watching his children and grandchildren in their sports and activities.

Memorial Visitation Saturday, October 13, 2018, 9:30-10:30 AM at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 1450 Green Trails Dr., Naperville.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Saturday, 10:30 AM in the church.

Inurnment will follow at Assumption Cemetery, Wheaton, IL.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to:

St. Patrick's Residence, 1400 Brookdale Rd., Naperville, IL 60563, (630) 416-6565, www.stpatricksresidence.org

or

Naperville Responds for Our Veterans, 210 S. Washington St., Naperville, IL 60540, (331) 684-7899, nrfov.org

Arrangements by Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Naperville, IL.

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213.


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Memorial Visitation

Saturday

13

Oct

9:30 AM 10/13/2018 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 10/13/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church

1450 Green Trails Drive
Naperville, Illinois 60540

St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church
1450 Green Trails Drive Naperville 60540 Illinois
United States

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday

13

Oct

10:30 AM 10/13/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church

1450 Green Trails Drive
Naperville, Illinois 60540

St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church
1450 Green Trails Drive Naperville 60540 Illinois
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Assumption Cemetery Final Resting Place

1S510 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189

1S510 Winfield Road Wheaton 60189 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Patrick's Residence

1400 Brookdale Road
Naperville, IL 60563

Naperville Responds For Our Veterans

210 S. Washington St.
Naperville, IL 60540
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