Eileen Gallo, 88, of Montclair, NJ formerly of the Jersey Shore, passed away December 6, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson. She was born in North Bergen, NJ to Harold and Anna (Lynch) Ross. She was a longtime employee and contributor in her the family business, Wholesale Kitchen Cabinet Distributors in Perth Amboy, working until just a few weeks ago.
Eileen will be remembered for her devotion to her family and family business. Family, knitting and reading were the loves of her life.
She was predeceased by her parents, brothers, James Maglone and his wife Kitty, Harold Ross and his wife Millie, nephews, James Maglone Jr. and Steven Ross, in 2001 by her daughter, Diane Krickett, and in 2005 by her husband, Armando “Mondo” Gallo
She is survived by her loving daughter, Kathryn C. Krickett-Irizarry and her grandson, Alex Irizarry of Montclair, NJ, cousins, Kathleen Giacumbo and Maureen Black, nieces and nephews, Timothy Maglone (Phyllis), Thomas Maglone (Jayne) Noreen Dauggarrd (Danny), Matthew Ross (Debby) Erin Ross (Tim) and Kyle Ross (Carol) and grandniece, Jennifer Coburn (William). Eileen also leaves dear friend, Lucy Benedetto. and former son-in-law, Jorge Irizarry.
With deep love and gratitude we thank the family and friends who contributed to Eileen’s life and assisted with these services.
Family and friends may visit Monday, December 10th from 2-4 & 7-9pm at the Braun Funeral Home, 106 Broad Street, Eatontown. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 11th 10am at St. Michael’s RC Church, 800 Ocean Ave., Long Branch, NJ. Burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, West Long Branch, NJ.
Memorial donations may be made in Eileen’s memory to Mary’s Place by the Sea, 22 Main Ave., Ocean Grove, NJ. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.braunfuneralhome.com