Barbara Gallo

Barbara Gallo died Oct. 29 at her home in Aquebogue following a long illness.

She was born in Riverhead April 17, 1945, to Antone and Jean (Cierach) Trubisz. She graduated from Riverhead High School in 1962 and married Thomas F. Gallo in 1964.

With her husband and son, she owned and operated Fred J. Gallo Used Auto Parts in Riverhead.

Family members said she was an avid gardener and loved having her children and grandchildren around.

Ms. Gallo is survived by her husband; her children, Paula Sperry of Florida and Pamela Argenti, Laurie Seebeck and Thomas Jr., all of Aquebogue; her sister, Karen Heppner of Aquebogue; her brother, Tony Trubisz of Virginia; and seven grandchildren.

Visiting hours will take place Tuesday, Nov. 1, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead, where a service will be held Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 11 a.m. Interment will be at St. John’s Cemetery in Riverhead.

Donations may be made to Camp Good Grief, c/o East End Hospice, P.O. Box 1048, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978.