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Michael Anthony Gagliardi Sr.

May 2, 1927 ~ July 7, 2018 (age 91)
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Michael A. Gagliardi

May 2, 1927-July 7, 2018

 

Michael Anthony Gagliardi Sr. (AKA Mr. G & Rambo) of Boca Raton, FL passed away peacefully at home on July 7, 2018.  He was 91 years old.

Michael was born in Salerno, Naples, Italy to Anthony Gagliardi and Elena Cicatello.  He arrived in New York City on February 8th, 1933.  He proudly served in the US Army 11th Airborne Engineers 127th division and recorded over 90 jumps.  Michael was a long time member and former Commander of American Legion Post #162, Deerfield Beach, FL.  He was an engineer with Sperry Honeywell for 30 years.  Michael also helped his son oversee Haggerty's Comedy Club in Boca Raton.

He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle.  He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Barbara Hairhoger Gagliardi, his beloved dog Miglie, daughter Toni, 3 sons; Michael Jr., Phil, and Vince and 3 sister; Ann Borgia, Rosemarie DiPalo, preceded by Dolores Cobb.  He is also survived by 4 grandchildren; Gia, Marissa, Jordain, & Nicholas, and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held from 4-7 pm on Tuesday July 17 at Glick Family Funeral Home in Boca Raton.  A gravesides service with Military Honors will be held at 10:15 AM on Wednesday, July 18 at the South Florida National Cemetery in Lake Worth.

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