Katherine Marie Gallo
Katherine Marie Gallo
  • December 29, 1923 - June 27, 2017
  • New Orleans, Louisiana

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Katherine Marie Gallo passed away on June 27, 2017 at the age of 93. Born and raised in New Orleans, La. Katherine attended Ursuline Academy and Ursuline College before going on to teaching in Jefferson Parish for 40 years. She proudly taught the children at Metairie Junior High School for three years before teaching at Ella Dolhon de Elementary School for 37 years. Katherine lived in her garden, and was said to have a green thumb. She was a season ticket holder for the Saenger Theater, and was an involved member in the St. Pius X Parish.

Katherine came from a very well-known and respected family here in the New Orleans area. She was extremely proud of her family’s willingness to help others in a time of nee and their many accomplishments through the years. Katherine is preceded in death by her parents, Dr. Frank and Carmelite M. Gallo, and her brother, Dr. Louis A. Gallo. She is survived by her nephew, Louis “Tony” A. Gallo, Jr., her niece, Cynthia G. Hull , great nieces, Alyssa M. Gallo and Holly H. Bertuglia, and great nephew, Louis A. Gallo, III and great – great nieces and nephews. She is also survived by many other beloved family and friends.

The family would like to especially thank the caregivers, who spent so much time with Ms. Katherine; Joyce, Janice, Elizabeth, Jewel, Rhonda, and Glenn Ann.

Friends and relatives are invited to attend a visitation at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home in New Orleans on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 12:00 pm. A funeral mass will follow in the funeral home chapel at 2:00 pm. Interment will take place in Metairie Cemetery. To view and sign the family guestbook please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com