Leon A. Galis

July 20, 1929 - December 2, 2012
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Leon A. Galis 83 of Chicopee formerly of Prokop Avenue Ludlow died Sunday, December 2, 2012, in Baystate Medical Center. Born in New York, NY July 20, 1929, son of the late George and Theresa (Dowd) Galis. Leon had worked for many years at American Bosch as a project engineer and program manager. He was a member of the Unity Club of Ludlow, the Springfield Bridge Club where he attained the status of Silver Life Master. He was also a longtime member of Ludlow Country Club. He was also active in sports of billiards, bowling and golf. He was the widow of his beloved wife June M. (Rivers) Galis who died in 2001, together they shared 50 years of married life. He is survived by his son Lee Galis of West Springfield, daughters Geraldine Geri Yarrows and her husband Thomas of East Longmeadow, and Lynn Belanger of Springfield. Brother of John Jack Galis and his wife Gloria formerly of Ludlow and now of Florida. Devoted grandfather of Matthew, Ryan, Tracy, Jake, Eric and Carl. Cherished great-grandfather of Matthew, Mason, Jenna, and Jolie. Also survived by many nieces, nephews extended family members and friends.
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Ludlow, MA 1056


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Born: July 20, 1929
Died: December 2, 2012

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Carol and Ray posted on 12/6/12

Lee was a gentleman in life and especially at the bridge table. He will be missed for his humor and pleasant demeanor. To the family, sorry for your loss. We will all miss him.