Friday, 14 October 2011 00:00
A Mass of Christian Burial for Marguerite Galano, 96, of Granville, OH, was held on Oct. 10 at the Church of St. Edward The Confessor, Granville, with Monsignor Paul P. Enke as celebrant. Burial held at Calverton National Cemetery in New York. Marguerite died on Oct. 7, 2011 at home. She was born Feb. 14, 1915 in Brooklyn to the late Simone and Emilie (Batrouney) Mosallem.
A graduate of Hunter College, Marguerite taught high school French in New York. She was of the Maronite Catholic faith and a member of St. Mary’s Roslyn Heights Church and a lifetime member of Our Lady of Lebonon Church in Brooklyn.
Surviving are her sons, Joseph Charles Galano of Granville and Robert Anthony Galano of Orlando, FL; grandchildren, Lisa Marie, Joseph Charles II and Olivia Marie; and one brother, Michel Mossallem.
In addition to her parents, Marguerite was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Joseph Galano who died Nov. 4, 2007; and one sister, Helene Duchardt.
Arrangements are in the care of the McPeek-Hoekstra Funeral Home, Granville. To ensure family receipt, express all online condolences at www.mcpeekhoekstra.com. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of choice.