Mr. Louis Joseph Galeazzo, 79, of Clarendon passed quietly in his sleep Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at his home surrounded by people he loved and his two precious Shar Pei’s, Sam and Moxie. He was born August 30, 1939 in Elk County, Pennsylvania to the son of the late Anthony J. Galeazzo and Elvira Bevacqua Galeazzo.
Mr. Galeazzo grew up in Hornell and Canisteo, NY. During his younger years, he played for the Hornell little league and worked for the Hornell Dodgers as a ground’s keeper. In 1959 he graduated from Canisteo Central High School and in 1960 he enlisted in the United States Airforce. Stationed in Colorado, New York and Alaska, Louis was one of the first people trained in the Missile Titan Program. On September 13, 1969 Louis married Mary Ann Alterio who he met while stationed at Stewart Airforce base in Newburgh, NY. and had three beautiful children, Robert, Frank and Jodi. Louis belonged to a long list of organizations including, Peekskill Volunteer Fire Department where he proudly held the title of President. During 9/11 he was recognized for his successful fundraising efforts to help the fallen first responders and their families. For many years he coached for Peekskill Lapolla little league.
Louis leaves behind his present wife, Francene Costello whom he married on January 13, 2002; sons, Robert Galeazzo of Watertown, NY, Frank Galeazzo and wife, Elizabeth of Jamestown, NY; daughter, Jodi Galeazzo of Durham, NC; brothers, David Galeazzo and wife, Diane of Webster, NY, Anthony Galeazzo of Alfred Station, NY; two grandchildren, Bradley and Ashlyn Galeazzo. He is survived by several stepchildren and step grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Cesare Galeazzo.
Arrangements will be announced.
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