Vera J. Gallo, 88, of Oceanport, died on Thursday, December 29. Vera was born in New York City and grew up in Long Branch. She resided in West Long Branch for over 50 years before moving to Oceanport in 2014.
She was predeceased by her loving husband of 64 years, Joseph in 2014; a daughter, Mary Jo Gallo in 2012; her parents, Gregory and Mary Giordano; her brothers, Leon and Anthony Giordano; and a sister, Vivian Botti. Surviving are her son, Joseph and his wife Nancy Gallo of West Long Branch; three grandchildren, Dominick Mazza and his wife Nicole of Ocean Township, Joseph Gallo and his wife Lindsey of Oceanport and Samantha Gallo of Tinton Falls; three great-grandsons, Nicholas Joseph Mazza, Matthew Dominick Mazza and Joseph Agostino Gallo; a sister-in-law, Ann Gallo; a brother-in-law, Richard Gallo (Pat Locher); and many loving nieces and nephews.
Fiore Funeral Home, West Long Branch, was in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations in her memory may be made to the Christ the King Parish, 380 Division Street, Long Branch, NJ 07740. For condolences, please visit www.fiorefuneralhomes.com.
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