Obituary: Carl V. Galgano


WATERBURY — Carl V. Galgano, II of Waterbury, died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, June 19, after a long illness.

Carl was born on Nov. 2, 1948 in Torrington, the eldest son of Carl Vincent Galgano and Marion Wells Galgano. He attended Torrington schools and enlisted in the Navy in 1969 and was stationed in Sasebo, Japan, Hong Kong and Long Beach, Calif. as part of MIUWS (Mobile Inshore Underwater Warfare Surveillance). He was honorably discharged in 1972.

Carl married Janis Nardello of Naugatuck in 1981. The couple resided in Naugatuck and Waterbury.

Carl is survived by his mother, Marion who lives in Torrington and his siblings, Nancy Galgano Wurden and Glen Wurden, Ph.D. of Los Alamos, N.M., Kathleen Galgano and Thomas Anderson of San José, Calif., and Richard Galgano, D.O. and Gayle Larson of Newton, Mass. He is also survived by his inlaws, Thomas and Diana Nardello of Waterbury, Robert and Joan Nardello of Cheshire, Joseph Nardello of Tuckaseegee, N.C., and Richard and Deborah Nardello of Plantation, Fla. Carl also has many aunts, cousins, nephews, nieces, and friends.

Carl was preceded in death by his wife and his father.

A memorial Mass will take place on Friday, June 24, at 10 a.m. at St Peter R. C. Church, 107 East Main St., Torrington, CT 06790. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours, and the Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave, Naugatuck is in charge of the arrangements.

Donations in Carl’s name may be made to Waterbury VNA Hospice, 58 Brookside Road, Waterbury, CT 06708, or to a charity of choice.

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