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Julia Galuppo

July 2, 1928 ~ August 14, 2018 (age 90)

Julia Kander Galuppo, 90, of died Tuesday, August 14, 2018. 


She was born in Stockdale on Monday, July 2, 1928, a daughter of the late John "Jake" Kander, Sr. and Elizabeth Bedner Kander.


She was a member of Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic Church of Charleroi, PA


After graduating from Charleroi High School in 1946 she had worked in the offices of Atlas Merchandise Personal Finance and Walley Motors.  In 1952 she married David Galuppo from Monessen.  She was an avid Steelers fan.


Besides her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by an infant son, John Michael Galuppo (October 27, 1957); three brothers Emery Kander, John “Jake” Kander Jr., and George Kander; and two sisters, Mary Kurtz and Elizabeth Jeney.  She was the last survivor of her immediate family.


Survivors include two sons, David Galuppo, Jr. and Dale Galuppo, both in the state of California, one daughter, Denise Galuppo of Charleroi, and her Godchild, Donna Locilento of New Jersey. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.


Friends will be received in the Mariscotti Funeral Home, Inc., Anthony N. Mariscotti, Supervisor, 323 Fourth Street, California, PA on Tuesday August 21, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm and until 10:15 am on Wednesday, when a Panachida Service will be held in the funeral home, followed by an 11 am Divine Liturgy in Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic Church, 808 Meadow Avenue, Charleroi, PA with Rev. Fr. Stephen Wahal, as Celebrant.


Interment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, Julia requested contributions to be made to either the Washington Area Humane Society, PO Box 66. Eighty Four, PA 15330:  Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic Church, 808 Meadow Avenue, Charleroi, PA 15022 or the favorite charity of one’s personal choice.  


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