John Johnson Remembered

Robert C. Gallerane , 92

by Press Release
January 29, 2018

Robert C. Gallerane

On January 27, Robert Caesar Gallerane passed peacefully at age 92. He was married for 69 ½ years to the love of his life, Pauline Manna Gallerane.

Robert, son of the late Alexander and Elvira (Bodio) Gallerane, was born in Milford, MA. A graduate of Milford High School class of 1943. Bob joined the Air Force in 1944, served in the Korean War and retired after 27 years. While in the Air Force, he played baseball, hockey, and took up bowling which he continued to play until 2005. He later worked for the US Postal Service in Framingham for 18 years, retiring in 1991.

Throughout his military career Bob and Pauline lived in GA, Korea, Cape Cod, Burlington, VT, Poughkeepsie, New York, Taipei, Taiwan, Belleville, IL, Paris, France, Stuttgard, Germany, Belleview, NB, Milford, MA, and finally retired to Holliston, MA for the past 46 years.

Bob was a member of the Medway VFW, the Plains AC in Milford and later the Plains Association. After his retirement he worked for the Superette in Holliston, MA. He was a faithful communicant at St. Mary’s in Holliston.

Along with his beloved wife, he is survived by his three sons, Robert M. and his wife, Jenney

of Milford; Alan of Holliston, Mark and his wife, Brenda of Barre MA; his three grandchildren, Anthony and his girlfriend, Emily of Milford, Katie Leone and her husband, Justin of Hopedale, Michael and his wife, Laura of Holliston; his four great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Virginia (Gallerani) McCallum.

His funeral, with Military Honors, will be held Thursday, February 1st from the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, 44 Congress Street, Milford MA followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Mary’s Church, 708Washington Street, Holliston, MA. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Milford, MA. A visiting hour will be held Thursday morning, February 1st from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. prior to his Funeral Mass.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Mary’s Parish, 708 Washington Street, Holliston, MA 01746.

For complete obituary and condolence book, visit www. edwardsmemorialfuneralhome. com.

 

 

 

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