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Sandora Jane Minute Galio

March 10, 1922 April 25, 2015
Sandora Jane Minute Galio
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Obituary for Sandora Jane Minute Galio
Sandora Jane Minute Galio, 93, of Curwensville, passed away Saturday evening April 25, 2015 at her residence after a lengthy illness.
Born March 10, 1922 in Clearfield, PA, she was the daughter of Anthony and Jennie (Quethera) Minute.  Mrs. Galio was a homemaker, had worked for the former G C Murphy 5 & 10 in Clearfield, had worked at the snack bar at the former Ames Dept. Store in Clearfield, and was retired on October 19, 1989 from the Curwensville Area School District as a cook in the cafeteria.
She was a member of St. Timothy Roman Catholic Church where she also was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society.  She enjoyed helping her family, friends and neighbors, and especially liked to cook.  She also was a 1939 graduate of Clearfield Area High School.
On October 20, 1945 in Clearfield, she wed Sandy Galio who preceded her in death on October 3, 1970.  She was also preceded in death by her parents, and brothers Nicholas and James Minute.
She was a loving mother to 3 children James Allen Galio and wife Phyllis of Bellefonte, Barbara A. Caldwell and husband David and Karen L. McKinley (Jerry McNaul) both of Curwensville.  She adored her 4 grandchildren James Allen Galio Jr. (Jennifer Young)  and Heather A. Cassidy and husband Andrew both of Bellefonte, DJ Caldwell and wife Anyssa of Altoona and Shana McKinley (Corey Bailor) of Curwensville and adored her 3 great grandchildren Isabella Grace Galio and Willem James Cassidy both of Bellefonte and Kinley Jane Bailor of Curwensville.
Also surviving are 2 sisters Tina Shiner of Clearfield and Mary Jo Brown and husband Butch of State College.
There will be no public visitation.
A public Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at St. Timothy Roman Catholic Church 306 Walnut St. Curwensville, PA 16833 on Thursday April 30, 2015 at 10:00 AM, with the Reverend Father Mark J. Mastrian as Celebrant.  Interment will be in the Crown Crest Memorial Park in Hyde, PA
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to either St. Timothy Roman Catholic Church 306 Walnut Street Curwensville, PA 16833 or the charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be made to the family at
The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.
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