Michael Joseph Galante Sr. of Lowell

 

Michael Joseph Galante Sr., 68, of Lowell, died Sunday July 9, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was married to Charlene (Mills) Galante with whom he celebrated their 46th wedding anniversary this past May 7th.

Born in Brooklyn, NY he was the son of the late Michael and Sigusa (Scuderi) Galante. He was raised by the late Nick and Mary Bisceglio. He graduated in NY from Bushwick High School with the class of 1965.

He retired from Simpson Corp. of Billerica in 2009. In his retirement he worked for the Dracut Public Schools as a crossing guard.

He was a member of the Tyngsboro Sportsman Club and Greater Lowell Fly Fishers. He enjoyed cooking and he was an avid fisherman. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and spending the summer with his family in Sanford, ME.

Besides his wife he is survived by his son, Michael Galante Jr. and his husband, Joseph Kinney of Lowell, MA; daughters, Stacy and her husband, Keith Mahan of Lowell, Suzanne and her husband, Michael Allen of Lowell; his brothers and sisters, Joseph and his wife, Karen Galante of Long Island, NY, Lawrence and his wife, Jacqueline Galante of Rocky Point, NY, Rose and her husband, Stephen Beam of Choctaw, OK, Phyllis Galante of Choctaw, OK, Fran Galante of Selden, NY, and Marie Campbell of Selden, NY; grandchildren, Kevin M. Allen, Christopher W. Allen, Emma A. Allen, and Hunter Mahan; brother in law Lenny and his wife, Joan Mills of N. Chelmsford, his special friend of 47 years Norman Ulibarri of Westford, MA, many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours Wednesday 3 to 7 P.M. Funeral Thursday at 11 AM at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD. Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford. Memorials may be made in his name to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK 73123. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

Visitation

July 12, 2017
3 PM - 7 PM
Dolan Funeral Home

Funeral

July 13, 2017
11 AM
Dolan Funeral Home
  1. Matthew Britt says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this very difficult time. Mike was always extremely kind to me.

  2. Patricia Williams says:

    Charlene, Stacy and family,
    Condolences in the loss of your husband, dad.
    Thoughts of you
    Pat Williams

  3. Keith Mahan says:

    My father in law was a great man to his family and friends. I admired and loved him very much. The love he had for his wife and family will live on in all of our hearts. Rest In Peace dad.
    Keith

  4. Donna mitchell says:

    Charlene,
    Up in N.Conway and I just heard. Called dad back home to verify. Mitch and I send our deepest sympathy to you and your family.
    May he rest forever in peace

  5. David Allen says:

    Charlene:

    I am so sorry to hear about loss of Michael.

    Michael and you were always so kind to me in the Lo-Kai years and then when my Brother married into your family.

    I know there are never words at a time like this but I know you will celebrate all the years of his life.

    David Allen

  6. Diane and Paul Matte. says:

    Charlene and family, we are so sorry to learn of Mike’s passing. Our hearts go out to each of you.

  7. RoseMarie (Guaneri)Ehrich says:

    Friends while growing up. Facebook friends in recent years. I will miss reading your posts and seeing your pictures. Comfort can only be found knowing you are in a better place. Rest in peace dear Michael.

  8. Dan April says:

    My deepest condolences to Charlene, Stacy, Suzie, Mike Jr., and the rest of Mike’s family. Mike was like a father to me and will be missed.

  9. Doug Grady says:

    To the Galante family..i am so sorry to here of Mikes passing and that he will be in my thoughts and prayers

  10. Helen, Chris & Madison Grace says:

    Charlene,Stacy,Michael,Keith and the entire family,

    We cherished every minute hour day spent with Mike his laughter his friendship his knowledge most of all his love! We are so thankful we were able to meet a man like him there will never be another! Camp will never be the same without him we will miss him always! So thankful you didn’t have to suffer but so hurt your gone! Charlene we love you so much and will always be here for you! Rest easy our friend and fly high!

    Until we meet again we love you!

    Helen, Chris & Madison Grace

    Name: Helen, Chris, & Madison Grace

    Email: helhemenway@gmail.Com

  11. Susan Koehler says:

    So sorry for your loss Rose and Carmine.

  12. Amanda Ferguson says:

    I’m sorry to hear of your loss. Take comfort in the happy memories. My condolences to Stacy your extended family.

  13. Rick Ulibarri says:

    The best memories of my life where shared with the Galante Family camping at Pearl Hill in Townsend, MA. His enduring friendship with my father was very special. Mike will be missed, but not forgotten by all.

    The sincere condolences to the entire Galante Family

  14. Kelli Weed says:

    I am so very sorry to all of you for your loss, he was such a great man. My prayers are with you all.

    Love,
    Kelli (Ryan) Weed

  15. Mary Cliborn says:

    Charlene, Stacy, Suzanne, and Mike Jr., I am so sorry for your loss of Mike. Charlene I know Mike was your rock and I have seen first hand how much he loved you and your family. Stacy, I know how close you were to your Dad. Suzanne and Mike I don’t know you as well as I do Stacy and your Mom, but I can only imagine how much you are hurting right now. My thoughts and prayers are with you all,and I wish I could be there for you.

  16. Debbie Collins says:

    Sorry for your loss Charlene and all the family, he was a wonderful man who loved you all deeply. He is
    no longer suffering and you have many wonderful memories he has left with you .

  17. patricia beecher says:

    My deepest condolences to your family, I am so sorry for your loss. Suzy, you will be in thoughts and prayers, big hugs honey!! He is gone but never forgotten.

  18. Dr Lynne Grady says:

    I loved him. And I loved how much he loved Charlene.

  19. Carolyn says:

    Mike was a wonderful, husband, father and grandfather. And a good friend to all. He’ll be missed.

  20. Judy Rondeau says:

    So sorry for your loss Charlene. Mike was a great man and cousin he will be missed. Dad and I wish to send to you all our heartfelt prayers.

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