Joseph G. "Joe" Gallino, 99, \nof Butler, PA, passed away on February 12, 2022, at \nthe Good Samaritan Hospice at Concordia. \n\nHe was born April 4, 1922, in Freeport, Pennsylvania \nto the late Joseph G. Gallino and the late Grace \nAlberta Sweeney Gallino. \n\nJoe graduated from Freeport High School and began \nworking on the Pennsylvania Railroad as a fireman. \nWorld War II began, and Joe enlisted in the Marine \nCorps. He fought in the South Pacific and attained \nthe rank of Sergeant. After the war, he resumed his \ncareer at the railroad working as a fireman, \nengineer, and finally working his way into \nmanagement. He eventually became superintendent in \nNew York City at Grand Central Station. His love of \nrailroads continued after his retirement in the form \nof model railroading, thanks to his friend, the \nReverend Fred Young and his fellow group of model \nrailroaders in Greenville, PA. Also in retirement, \nhe was very active in the Bantam Marine Corps League \n#743 of Butler, PA.\n\nJoe is survived by his daughter, Janet (David) Cox \nof Shippenville, PA; son, Richard (Dana) Dodd of \nNashville, TN; three grandchildren, Kristen (Troy) \nThompson of South Vienna, OH, Jason Cox of Oil City, \nPA, and Amy Brubaker of Brockway, PA; seven great \ngrandchildren; three nieces, Karen Primeau of \nSouthfield, MI, Patricia Gallino of Southfield, MI, \nand Alyce Carr of Nashville, TN; and one nephew, \nJack Gallino of Pittsburgh, PA. \n\nIn addition to his parents, he was preceded in death \nby his wife, Doris Dodd Gallino, who he married on \nJune 28, 1969, and who passed away on December 22, \n2019; one daughter, Patti Jo Rassman; and two \nbrothers, George P. Gallino, and William R. Gallino.\n\nFriends will be received Friday, February 18, 2022, \n12:00 pm - 2:00 pm at Thompson - Miller Funeral \nHome, Inc., 124 East North Street Butler, PA.\n\nBantam Marine Corps League #743 of Butler will do \nservices and military honors on Friday, February 18, \n2022, 2:00 pm at the Thompson-Miller Funeral Home \nInc., 124 East North St. Butler, PA.\n\nBurial will take place in the National Cemetery of \nthe Alleghenies.\n\nMemorials are suggested to the Bantam Marine Corps \nLeague #743, David Smith, PO Box 511, Lyndora, PA \n16045.