PORT RICHEY, FL: Robert “Bob” Louis Gallo, 89, passed away peacefully at home in Port Richey, FL on November 6th, 2021, surrounded by family.
Bob was born January 11th, 1932, to Helen Jacobs and Francesco Gallo. He attended Westfield High School, where he played football. Over his career, Bob was a successful entrepreneur and retired from business only a few years ago.
Bob is survived by his wife Susan Gallo, sister-in-law Janet Heirholzer (Don), 6 children: Alan Gallo (Heidi), Richard Gallo (Barbara), Roberta Gallo, William Gallo (Cheryl), Robert Gallo (Kathleen), Susan Gallo; 2 Stepchildren: Annmarie Stephan (Robert), Karl Hidden (Brian); 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He is predeceased by his parents and granddaughter, Grace Gallo.
Bob spent many years traveling and owned Bob Gallo Motors before hosting cruises and opening a travel agency with his wife. He was proud of his Italian heritage and loved cooking for friends and family. As an avid sports fan, he was an encyclopedia of player stats and team records. He especially loved the New York Yankees and the Tampa Bucs.
He will be deeply missed by all that knew him. A funeral mass will be held at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament in Westfield, MA on December 4th, 2021 at 10 AM.