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Colonel Joseph A. Galemmo, Retired

August 4, 1935 — October 14, 2021

Joseph A. Galemmo, 86, of Lebanon, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at Atrium Medical Center. He was born in Cleveland on August 4, 1935 to parents, the late Joseph and Lena C. (Iacobucci) Galemmo.

Colonel Galemmo retired from the United States Air Force after 30 years of service. While he served he was awarded the Silver Star, Air Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Legion of Merit and Meritorious Service Medal. Following his retirement he built their home in Dadeville, Alabama in the community of Stillwaters on Lake Martin, where he was president of the Volunteer Fire Department and became an EMT II. He loved to play poker, model trains and traveling in the motor coach. But most of all he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

Colonel Galemmo is survived by his his wife, Cheryl (Egelston) Galemmo; two sons, Joseph (Maryann) Galemmo & Glen (Kristine) Galemmo; two daughters, Shari (Mark) Zawadzki & Carolyn Purvis; fourteen grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

Funeral Service will be Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 12:00 pm at Wilson-Schramm-Spaulding Funeral Home, 3805 Roosevelt Blvd (at Bonita Dr.), Middletown with Dr. Dan Flory officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service from 10:30 am - 12:00 noon at the funeral home. Burial will be at Dayton National Cemetery.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers memorial donations be made to a charity of your choice.

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Visitation

Thursday, October 21, 2021

10:30am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Wilson-Schramm-Spaulding Funeral Home

3805 Roosevelt Boulevard, Middletown, OH 45044

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Thursday, October 21, 2021

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Wilson-Schramm-Spaulding Funeral Home

3805 Roosevelt Boulevard, Middletown, OH 45044

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Burial

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