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Obituary of Thomas Galley
Thomas G. Galley, age 66 of Clarence, died peacefully on Tuesday December 4, 2018 surrounded by and in the arms of his loving wife and children.
Tom was born December 17, 1951 in Buffalo, the son of the late Lucian G. and Eleanor T. (Steffan) Galley. He was a 1970 graduate of Bishop Neumann High School and received an A.A.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Erie Community College. Tom began a 36-year career with American Axle & Manufacturing and retired as a Production Supervisor. Following his retirement, he worked part time delivering vehicles for Main Mobility in Clarence and as a driver for Edible Arrangements.
Tom was a member of the Harris Hill United Methodist Church and the Silver Dollar Club. He was an avid fisherman and looked forward to the annual fishing trips to the northern Adirondack’s with his friends.
On June 11, 1976 he married the love of his life, Deborah J. Weckerle. In addition to Debbie, he is survived by his beloved children, Erica A. (David) Swinehart and Christopher T. (Sarah) Galley; his adored grandchildren, David T., Nathan R., and Esme S. Swinehart, and Elliot J. Galley; three brothers, Albert (Theresa), Joseph (Marilyn), and James (Suzanne) Galley; two sisters, Margaret (Kenneth) Kendron and Beatrice (George) Stump; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Teresa A. (the late Donald) Heather.
Friends may call at the PERNA, DENGLER, ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 1671 Maple Rd. Williamsville on Sunday from 4 - 7 pm. A Celebration of Life will be held Monday, December 10, at 12:00 Noon in the Harris Hill United Methodist Church, 8495 Main St., Williamsville, with the Rev. Katie Zettle officiating. Flowers are gratefully declined. Those wishing to remember Tom in a special way may make memorial donations to Hospice of Buffalo, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227.
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