Edna Mae Gallo

January 17, 2022


Edna Mae Gallo passed away peacefully at home on Monday, January 17, 2022.  She was born to Melville C. Taylor, Sr. and Mary Taylor.

Edna Mae was a proud graduate of Harrington High School.  She later worked for Delmarva Power and Light (now Delmarva Power) for several years. Edna Mae then assisted her husband in his business, Gallo Electric and Construction, for many years.

Edna Mae was a member of Harrington Senior Center, Harrington Historical Society, Andrewville Historical Society, Bayhealth Medical Center Auxiliary and the Harrington High School Alumni Association. She was a long-time member of Prospect United Methodist Church near Vernon, DE, and a former Leader of Harrington Sunshine 4-H Club.

Edna Mae enjoyed antiques, especially family keepsakes as well as spending time at Lewes Beach and in Florida. 

In addition to her parents, Edna Mae is preceded in death by her husband of 60 years Anthony Gallo, Sr., as well as her brother William C. Taylor, Sr.

She is survived by a daughter Teresa (Terry) Stokes (husband Joe) and her son Anthony (Gene) Gallo (wife Carol); her brother M. Charles Taylor, Jr (wife Kathy); six grandchildren- Jason, Jonathan, Julie, Lisa, JR, and Mary; nine great grandchildren, Alexandra, Samantha, Isabella, Madelyn, Carly, Ava, Konnor, Gage and Grace.

In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests memorial contributions be made to either Harrington Lions Club, or Prospect United Methodist Church.

A Funeral Service will be held privately and limited to immediate family. Delaware guidelines are in effect for social distancing and masks.

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