- February 6, 1942 - December 16, 2012
- Sun, Louisiana
of Merle's Passing
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“If Merle could write a letter..this is what she'd say:
Letter From Heaven
To my dearest family,
Some things I would like to say,
But first of...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Rita Boudreaux - New Orleans, LA
“DEAR JO AND FAMILY,
SO SORRY TO HEAR OF MERLE'S PASSING. KNOW THAT MERLE DOES NOT CEASE TO EXIST ,BUT IN ANOTHER RELHM AND IN GODS DEVINE PLAN FOR...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: JUDY AND JOHN WEAVER - slidell, LA
“My condolences to your family in this time of sorrow.
3 of 21 | Posted by: Barry Watts - Bush, LA
“Sorry to her about your Mom.Our prayers are with you and the Family.
4 of 21 | Posted by: Mike Thomas - LA - Friend
“YOU ARE IN OUR PRAYS
GOD BLESS YOU AND THE FAMILY
5 of 21 | Posted by: JOHN J. DAUTERIVE - MANDEVILLE, LA
“You look back on memories you forgot you had, And at times you'll smile even though it hurts so bad.
Your mother is a special woman and no one can...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: Melanie Martin - Madisonville, LA
“Joe, Trudy, Tate & Clint,
A heart of gold stopped beating
Two smiling eyes closed to rest,
God broke our hearts to prove to us
He only takes the...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: Ray & Rita Boudreaux - LA
“Mrs. Merle was a beautiful person. I remember her well. I am sorry for your loss of her Tate.
8 of 21 | Posted by: chris bauer - new orleans, LA
“Sally and I offer our condolences and prayers to you and your family.
9 of 21 | Posted by: Michael J. Bernard - Ponchatoula
“Mom and I are so sorry for your loss. She was one amazing woman! Take comfort that "Momma Merle", is now in great company and is no longer in pain....Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Kelly & Adele Miller - Violet, LA
“I am so sorry for your loss. Merle was such a sweet and wonderful person. I will always remember her smile and great personality. My family's...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Cheryl Gallo Livaudais Mandeville
“Someone as special as Aunt Merle will never be forgotten. She will remain in our hearts forever. Hold tight to wonderful memories of her for comfort....Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Suzanne Boudreaux Dean - Madison, MS
“Clint, Your mom was a great person and I have fond memories of her from our time at St. Mark & Hannan. She always had a smile. Hope that your...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Allison Donnelly - Covington, LA
“Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this sad time. She was a wonderful person and I know she will be greatly missed.
14 of 21 | Posted by: Aleta and Ray Eisler - LA
“Mr. Joe, Tru, Tate, & Clint: I am so very sorry for ya'lls lose. Mrs. Merle was and will always be one of the best woman that I had the privalage of...Read More »
15 of 21 | Posted by: Britt Hingle Sproles - Plaquemine, LA
“Trudy,Tate,& Clint I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of your mother.Merle was always a kind,friendly and compassionate person, she never meant a...Read More »
16 of 21 | Posted by: Berniece Alexander - Hammond, LA
“The world will be a bit dimmer as Merle was definitely a ray of sunshine to everyone who was blessed to know her. My sympathy and love go to all of...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Lynn Nunez Gagnon - Madisonville, LA
“Joe, Clint, and Merle's beloved family, we are so very sorry for your loss. Merle was a warm,wonderful lady. You are all in our prayers.
Tommy...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: cindy stephenson - KISSIMMEE, FL
“You are so missed already!!! We all know you are in such a better place and out of pain!!! I am so very lucky to have you for a mother!!! Till we...Read More »
19 of 21 | Posted by: Trudy Gallo - Sun, LA
“May her soul rest in peace.
God Bless Her
20 of 21 | Posted by: E Paul Broussard - Estherwood, LA
“Merle was such a brave and generous person. She always had a smile and welcomed me into her home and life. I enjoyed the cups of coffee and...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: E Paul Broussard - Estherwood, LA
Merle Marie Gallo passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at the age of 70. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends that she had touched in some way throughout her life. She was the cherished wife of 43 years to Joseph W. Gallo. Loving mother of Trudy Gallo, Tate Gallo (Dianah) and Clint Gallo. Daughter of the late Agnes Blanchard and Alcide Boudreaux. Sister of Jeanette Karl (Bobbie), Ray Boudreaux (Rita) and the late Yvonne Bienvenue, Bert, Curtis, Floyd and Thomas Boudreaux. Proud grandmother of Kaylin and Kylie. She is also survived and fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Merle was well loved and will be deeply missed by her family and by all those whose lives she touched.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend an evening visitation to be held at ST. BERNARD MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Thursday, December 20th from 6:00PM – 9:00PM, and again on Friday morning from 9:30AM – 10:30AM. A Funeral Mass in memory or Merle will take place at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church, 2320 Paris Rd., Chalmette, LA on Friday morning beginning at 11:00AM. Burial will follow in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Cancer Society at 800-227-2345 or www.cancer.org.