Ernest J. Gallinari

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Ernest J. Gallinari, 85, passed away Friday, November 24, 2017 at home. Ernie was a loving husband and father. He was born on February 25, 1932 in Brooklyn, NY, the son of the late Ernesto Gallinari and Giovanna Clementina Cassola. He graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School and attended Brooklyn Technical Institute. He joined AT&T Long Lines in 1952 and New York Telephone in 1974. Ernie was a member and 4th Degree Knight of the Knights of Columbus and a communicant of St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church.

Mr. Gallinari is survived by his loving wife Noreen; son, Christopher (Laura); daughters, Eileen Scheck (Henry) and Laura Gallinari; grandchildren, Katie Scheck, Jacob Scheck, Gabriel Gallinari, and Mabel Gallinari; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Alice Garaventa and grandson, Andrew Scheck.

The family would like to thank Hospice Care of the Lowcountry for the care given to Mr. Gallinari.

The family will be receiving friends from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m., Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Sauls Funeral Home, 90 Simmonsville Road, Bluffton, SC 29910.

A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Monday, December 4, 2017 at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, 31 St. Gregory Drive, Bluffton, SC 29909.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Capital Needs Fund of St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church.