GALA, Maryann C., 66, of Wheeling, W. Va., died Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Liza’s Place.
She was born December 31, 1949, in Wheeling a daughter of the late Umberto Gala and her birth mother, Eulalia (D’Alessandro) Gala. She was a member of St. Joseph Cathedral in Wheeling and worked at Stone & Thomas in Wheeling.
In addition to her birth parents, she was preceded in death by her mother, Constance Gala, and sister-in-law, Pamela Gala.
She is survived by two brothers, John (Sharon) Gala, and Joseph (Rebecca) Gala; four nephews, Chris Gala, Alex (Lisa) Gala, Gary Gallion, and Rocky Gallion; five nieces, Jamie Gala, Lee (Wali) Crowder, Nikki Gallion, Maria (Jim) Wehrheim, and Shannon Gallion; four grand nephews, Mitchell Blandino, Taylor Gallion, Gabriel Crowder, and Garret Gallion; four grand nieces, Tori Gallion, Madison Blandino, Lili Crowder, and Kathryn Gala; and special friend, Janet Jaquay.
Friends will be received on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 form 2-4& 6-8 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling where a vigil service will be held at 6 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 10 am at St. Joseph Cathedral in Wheeling, with Msgr. Kevin Quirk as celebrant. Interment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery Wheeling.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Easter Seals, 1305 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003 or through www.tmcfunding.com
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com