William (Bill) Gallelli, of Calgary, passed away with his devoted wife Delores by his side, on Saturday, April 23, 2005, after a brief illness.
Bill enjoyed many achievements during his life. He was a partner of Gallelli & Sons, the President of Gallelli Sand and Gravel, and Co-founder, with his son Nick, of Gallelli Investments Ltd. He served as an Honourary Trustee of Calgary Zoological Society, life honorary member of St. Alphonsus Council 4965. He was also a 4th degree member of Father Naphin Assembly 2346. During his retirement he experienced great enjoyment in creating replicas of vintage model machinery. He will be remembered for his deep love for his family, a good game of pool, cards or boccie, his greenhouse, garden, and his Gallelli House of Wines, for which he was famous.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Delores, and numerous nephews and nieces.
Bill was predeceased by his beloved son, Nick on September 21, 1992. He was also predeceased by his father Nick, mother Julia, brothers; Nado, Harry and Aldo, as well as his sister Mary.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Wednesday, April 27, 2005 at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (400 Edmonton Trail N.E.) on Thursday, April 28, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. William H. Trienekens, Presider. Graveside Service to follow in St. Joseph’s Section at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.
In living memory of Bill Gallelli, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences