1201 Main Street - Pittston (Port Griffith), PA 18640

Frank "Harpo" Louis Gallo - Monday, 1/22/2024

Frank "Harpo" Louis Gallo, 86, of Laflin, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2024 in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Twp.. He and his wife Betty Sekusky Gallo, would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 22nd.

Born in Pittston, he was a son of the late Frank, Sr. and Caroline Derose Gallo. He was a graduate of Pittston High School, Class of 1955. After graduation, he served in the U.S. Air Force Reserves. Prior to retirement, he was employed by Lady Carol, Duryea and Pittston Apparel. Frank managed the Pittston Apparel softball championships and numerous softball teams in Pittston. He was a member of St. Rocco's Church, Pittston, until its closure. He was an avid member of the Pittston Social Club.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his brother, Sam Gallo and companion, Margaret Grivner; sister, Jean Gallo Clonan; nieces and nephews: Rosemary (John) Zielinski; Holly (Mark) France; Dwayne France; Paula (Brian) Custer; Donna (Keith) Oldham; Carol Suriano; Angie (Kenneth) Salvo; Mike (Arlene) Clonan; Patty (Mike) Mazur and Jo-Anne (Anthony) Salerno; great nieces and great nephews.

Frank was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Nicole Gallo; sisters, Frances Gallo Suriano; Ann Gallo and Rita Gallo Reese.

A Blessing Service will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, January 22, 2024, in Baloga Funeral Home Inc., 1201 Main St., Pittston (Port Griffith). Interment will be in Mountain View Burial Park, Harding.

Relatives and friends may pay their respects Monday from 9:00 AM until the time of the service, at the funeral home.

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From: Louis Dominick

Location: Lake Port, MI    Date: 2024-01-20

Our sincerest condolences to the entire family. Our thoughts and prayers to Betty and the entire Gallo family. Beverly and I are with u ou all in this time of sadness.i am at a loss for words,but I God Bless you all. Again our sincerest condolences. Lou and Beverly Dominick May Frank RIP.

From: Vince and Cindy

Location: Alamogordo, NM    Date: 2024-01-19

So sorry prayers to all the family

From: David Alcaraz

Location: Pittston , PA    Date: 2024-01-19

Betty so sorry for your loss, When I move across the street from you.. Harpo & you look after myself and my son.. I will never forget how you welcome us to the neighborhood.. Harpo was a great man always there to help.. prayers out to you and your family

From: Ginger Murphy

Location: Pittston, PA    Date: 2024-01-18

Betty and family so very sorry. RIP.

From: Theresa Ankoff

Location: Factoryville, PA    Date: 2024-01-18

So very sorry for your loss praying for you and your family

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