Gregory A. Schalmo
April 28, 1948 ‒ December 08, 2018
Gregory A. Schalmo 70, of Delaware passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Grant Medical Center, after an extended illness.
He was born April 28, 1948 in Cleveland, Ohio the son of the late Richard & Claire (Gall) Schalmo. He graduated from Lakewood High school in Cleveland. He worked in telecommunications with North American Communications for 15 years before his retirement in 2017. He also worked with Ohio Bell/ AT&T for 35 years. He attended and was a member of the St. Mary Catholic Church for over 33 years.
He met and later married the love of his life Margaret “Peggy” Slife, and they enjoyed 45 years of marriage together, she survives along with sons Gregory (Sara), Robert (Michelle) and James (Jennifer) Schalmo; daughter Anne (Colin) Johnson; grandchildren Hannah, Luke, Gabe, Lily Schalmo, and Isabella & Dominic Simmons, Colin Johnson; brother David Schalmo; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Timothy Schalmo; sisters Beverly Hammond, and Patricia Gress.
Gregory enjoyed playing cards, including solitaire and hearts. He also enjoyed playing backgammon. He was also a very talented handy man that included several remodeling projects. He enjoyed spending time with his wife, kids, and grandkids. He will be remembered as the dedicated, generous, and sometimes sarcastic man that he was.
A memorial mass will be celebrated on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 11:00 am at St. Mary Catholic Church, 82 E William Street, Delaware, OH with Rev. Fr. Michael Watson officiating. Burial will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed towards The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, 460 W 10th Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43210.
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