Mr. Gerard "Jerry" Galimo, age 60, of Utica, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 with his loving son Sean by his side.
He was born on February 2, 1953 in Utica, a son of the late Dominick and Rose Costanza Galimo. Educated locally he was a graduate of T.R.ProctorHigh School.
Jerry was a Barber by trade and co-owner of Classic Cutters Barbershop for 26 years.
He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy.
Jerry was a loving and devoted father and grandfather who will be greatly missed and never forgotten. He was an avid horse and sports enthusiast, as well as a devout SU and NY Yankees fan. Jerry loved to spend his summers at the Saratoga Race Track, a pastime he truly enjoyed.
Surviving are two loving sons and one daughter-in-law, Sean and Tracy Galimo of Utica, and James Galimo of CA; two cherished grandchildren, Alexa and Andrew Galimo; his loving companion, Kathy Hallock; one sister-in-law, Judy Galimo of Utica, along with his nephews and niece, Michael, Julian Rose and Dominick Galimo; one aunt, Mae Galimo, and her children Gina Ferguson and Julie Galimo-Dybacz; and several cousins. He also leaves his dear friend and business partner, Tony Grasso and his wife Mary; and many friends too numerous to mention. He was predeceased by one brother, Michael F. Galimo on May 23, 2011, and one uncle, Rocco Galimo.
Visiting hours will be held on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. at The Scala and Roefaro Funeral Home, Inc. 1122 Culver Ave. Funeral services will be held at the conclusion of visiting hours at 8 p.m. with the Rev. James Cesta officiating.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt Thank You, to the many friends and customers that have shown such love and support, during this difficult time.
Monday, February 25 2013