Dorina (Piro) Gallo, 86, of Morgantown, WV, formerly of Follansbee, WV, passed away at 7:34 AM on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at WVU Ruby Memorial, Morgantown, WV.
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Dorina was born on January 4, 1932 in Aprigliano, Cosenza, Provence of Calabria, Italy. She was the daughter of the late Rocco and Emilia (Gallucci) Piro.
Dorina was Catholic and prayed the Rosary daily. Dorina, while living in Canada, worked at Whites Cleaners and later worked at Susan Shoes. Many will remember Dorina for her love of cooking and in the last few years knitting especially her scarfs she recently completed.
In addition to her parents, Dorina was preceded in death by her husband, Amaruccio Mario Gallo, a daughter-in-law, Dawne Gallo, and a brother, Egidio Piro.
Dorina is survived by her four sons, Joseph Gallo and his wife, Kimberly of Conroe, TX, Michael Gallo of Ladson, SC, Dominic Gallo and his wife, Janet of Augusta, GA, Francesco Gallo and his wife, Kimberly of Morgantown, WV, two grandchildren, Ian and Marisa Gallo, two step-grandchildren, Dominic and Christian Savarese, two brothers, Carmine Piro and Mario Piro, a sister, Angelina Marasco, all of Canada, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 from 10:00 AM until time of Liturgy of the Word at 11:00 AM at the James Funeral Home, Follansbee, WV (304)527-1717 with Father Cody Ford, presiding.
Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery, Follansbee, WV.
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