Dorothy Del Gallo

DEL GALLO, Dorothy M., 88, of Mingo Junction, Ohio, passed away Friday, January 31, 2014 at the Villa Vista Nursing Home in Steubenville, Ohio.

She was born July 15, 1925 in Warwood, WV, a daughter of the late Emery and Frances (Imler) Montgomery.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Frances Ossman.

Dorothy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a beautiful person. She was a homemaker and a member of the Mingo First Methodist Church where she was a former Sunday school teacher; and she was also a charter member of the School of Bright Promise.

Surviving are her husband, Louis “Lou” Del Gallo, Sr.; two sons, Louis Del Gallo, Jr. of Louisville, Ohio and David Del Gallo of Orange, CA; two daughters, Mary Frances (Ernest) Chiudioni of Canton, Ohio and Donna (Albert) Checca of Massillon, Ohio; two brothers, Edward (Ada) Montgomery of Pinellas, Florida and James Montgomery of Toronto, Ohio; two sisters, Esther Bell of Wintersville, Ohio and Virginia Harris of Steubenville, Ohio; seven grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.

The family would like to thank Dr. Shoshi and his staff, Villa Vista Nursing Home, and Valley Hospice for the wonderful care they provided to Dorothy. They also want to thank Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ross and family for being more than just good neighbors.

In following with Dorothy’s wishes there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed in Dorothy’s memory to Blue Star Mothers, Ohio Chapter 2, P.O. Box 2375, N. Canton, Ohio 44720.

Arrangements were entrusted to Wheeler Funeral Homes.

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