Patricia Ann “Mamma G.” Leccia Gallo, 84 of Conneaut Lake, formerly of Clairton, died on July 26th, 2020 at her home. She was the loving wife of 42 years to the late Sunda Gallo. Patricia Gallo was born November 5th 1935 in Derry, PA., the daughter of the late Domenic and Clara Leccia of Corsica, France. Patricia is survived by daughters; Annette M. (Uwe) Reins, of Calabash, N.C., and Karol A. (Keith) Goodman of North Ridgeville, OH, sons; Sunda (Debbie) Gallo Jr., of Dayton, VA, John S. (Kim) Gallo, of Conneaut Lake, PA, Michael D. (Shannon) Gallo of Mt. Pleasant, SC, grandchildren; Bryan, Michael, Johnny, Danielle, Chase, Jared, Marisa, Ava, Mason, Grant, and Owin and seventeen great-grandchildren, sisters; Jolene Eaglehouse, of Latrobe, PA, Marie (Terry) Harrison, of Irwin, PA, brothers; Samuel (Regina) Leccia, of Belle Vernon, PA, James Leccia, of Belle Vernon, PA, and John (Joy) Leccia of Belle Vernon, PA. Patricia was preceded in death by her brother, Dominic Leccia, and sisters; Janie Pickering and Marcella Margo. She was known by many as an outstanding cook. Patricia worked as the Head Chef for Elby’s, Head Cook for Fairfax School System, and Head Chef and Logistics Coordinator for Meals on Wheels. Patricia enjoyed her family, knitting, playing cards, and bingo. Family and friends will be received on Thursday, July 30th2020 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th St, Clairton, PA 15025. A service will take place on Friday, July 31st at 10 am at the funeral home, to be followed by interment at St. Clare Cemetery in Clairton. In lieu of flowers please make donations in memory of Patricia to the Shriners Hospitals for Children at: Development and Donor Relations Department, Shriners Hospitals for Children — Erie, In Memory of Patricia Gallo, 1645 West 8th Street, Erie, PA 16505 or online by using the link below. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com.
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Originally published July 27, 2020.