Edward J. Galoski, 96, formerly of 20 Manor Rd., Cranston, RI, died peacefully on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at Heritage Hills in Smithfield, RI.
Ed was the beloved husband of the late Emma J. (Prudente) Galoski for 72 years.
Ed was born in Providence, RI, a son of the late John J. (Galiszewski) Galoski and Agnieszka A. (Wiktorowski) Galoski.
Edward served in the US Army during WWII as a Pfc Cannoneer in Infantry-844. After the war, he went to work for “Gorham Manufacturing Co., where he was a foreman for over 40 years and was a member of their bowling and golf leagues. After retiring from there he went to work for Stop and Shop and worked over 20 years until retiring at the age of 87; his goal having been 90!
Edward always enjoyed the countryside and its scenic routes. He loved the scenic drives on the back roads of RI and loved New Hampshire and its scenic foliage and fresh air.
Ed was the beloved father of Linda Cipressi, Karen Macomber, Doreen Galoski, Cathy Morrison, and the late Diane Galoski. He was a loving grandfather of 9 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was the brother of Tina (Wilatina), Henry and Stanley Galoski, and the late Charles, Mary and Joseph Galoski, Vicky Gray and Pauline LaHoullier.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Service Monday, October 18, 2021, at 10:30 AM in the Funeral Home. VISITATION Monday, October 18, 2021, 9:30 – 10:30 AM at “WOODLAWN” Funeral Home, 600 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston. Burial with Military Honors will follow in RI Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516. Please share memories at www.WoodlawnGattone.com
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