Monday, October 31 2011 11:01
Barbara Gallo of Aquebogue passed away at home on Oct. 29, 2011, after a long illness and surrounded by her family. She was 66 years old.
She was born April 17, 1945 in Riverhead, the daughter of Antone and Jean (Cierach) Trubisz.
A 1962 graduate of Riverhead High School, she married Thomas F. Gallo in 1964.
With her husband and son, she owned and operated Fred J. Gallo Used Auto Parts in Riverhead.
Mrs. Gallo loved having her children and grandchildren around. She was an avid gardener.
Predeceased by her parents, she is survived by her husband, her daughters Paula Sperry, of Florida, Pamela Argenti, of Aquebogue, Laurie Seebeck, of Aquebogue, and a son, Thomas F. Jr., of Aquebogue. She is also survived by a sister, Karen Heppner, of Aquebogue, a brother, Tony Trubisz, of Virginia, and by seven grandchildren.
Visiting hours will take place Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at McLaughlin-Heppner Funeral Home, 336 Marcy Avenue, Riverhead. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2. Interment will follow at St. John's Cemetery in Riverhead. Memorial donations may be made to Camp Good Grief, in care of East End Hospice, PO Box 1048 Westhampton Beach, NY 11978.