October 27, 1947 ‒ February 08, 2016
Formerly of Durbin, West Virginia
LEXINGTON: M. Karen Gallo peacefully passed away Monday evening, February 8, 2016 in her Lexington home surrounded by her family. She was 68.
She was born October 27, 1947 to parents Ottis & Wilma (Mullenax) White in Elkins, WV. Karen grew up in Durbin, West Virginia and loved her hometown. She graduated from Greenbank High School and the Jane Adams School of Nursing.
In Mansfield, Karen worked at the VA Clinic for many years and really enjoyed helping veterans. On April 6, 1990 she married George M. Gallo who passed away in 2008.
Karen was a wonderful cook who enjoyed hosting get-togethers especially for Thanksgiving. Family was her number one priority and she treasured spending time with her kids. Her two grandsons Adam and Jacob were the loves of her life.
She is survived by twin daughters Sandy (Chris) Kautz and Candy (fiancé Patrick Kennedy) Warrick both of Lexington; a son Chris (Chasity) Cadle of Lucas; grandchildren Adam Kautz, Jacob Cadle, and Chelsie Morris; three sisters Alice Moyers, Daisy Arbogast, and Lois (Tony) Alt; three sisters-in-law Peggy, Marilyn, and Judy White; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
In addition to her loving husband George, she was preceded in death by her parents and five brothers: Cordell, Robert, Merlin, Henry, and Randall White.
A private burial will be held at a later date in the veteran’s section of Mansfield Cemetery.
Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve Karen’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at SnyderFuneralHomes.com
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