Amelia Galiani

  • Born: November 2, 1916
  • Died: March 15, 2019
  • Location: Pelham Manor, New York

Pelham Funeral Home

64 Lincoln Ave
Pelham, NY 10803

Tel. (914) 738-1060

Tribute & Message From The Family

Amelia Galiani of Pelham Manor NY passed away on Friday March 15th, 2019. She was 102 years old.

Amelia was born in Pittsburgh Pa. to Fortunato and Ernestina Anzovino before moving to the Bronx when Amelia was a child. She was raised in Fordham with her younger brother Ernest. Amelia attended local schools in the Bronx before graduating from Hunter College with a degree in Languages. She worked as a news translator during World War II at CBS.

Amelia would meet her husband Joshua through a mutual friend. They would marry at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn in October of 1944. The couple would move to Pelham Manor in June of 1950 where she resided in the same home until her passing. Amelia left her job with CBS to raise her three children who meant the world to her.

In her spare time Amelia was very active in the Pelham Community. She was a member of the Pelham Country Club for over 60 years where she enjoyed golfing with her late husband Joshua. She was a member of the Rosary Altar Society of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, a Lady of the Holy Sepulchre and an active member of The Manor Club. She will be remembered as a generous, loving woman who was kind, intelligent and most of all a lady who always put family first.

Amelia is survived by her three children Dr. Anthony "Tony" Galiani (Kathy), Virginia Manganiello (John) and Dr. Joshua Galiani (Meg). She will be missed by her 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. She is predeceased by her husband Joshua Galiani MD and her brother Ernest Anzovino. She will be missed by her many friends and everyone who knew her.

A celebration of Amelia's life will take place at the Pelham Funeral Home located at 64 Lincoln Avenue, Pelham NY on Tuesday, March 19th from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. A Mass will take place at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church located at 575 Fowler Avenue, Pelham Manor NY on Wednesday March 20th at 10:00am. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. For more information or to leave a condolence please visit


Condolence & Memory Journal


We were sad to hear of the passing of Mrs.Galiani.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Galiani Family.
Love to all...The Clyde Family

Posted by Jack,Susan + Family Clyde - Pelham Manor, NY - Neighbor   March 20, 2019


Dear Amelia,
You were such a power of example to me in so many ways. Your kind words that you always had for me will be treasured. Rest In Peace dear lady.....

Posted by Julie Rizzo - New rochelle, NY - Friend   March 19, 2019

As the Office Manager of The Manager Club, I had many interactions with Ameila and loved talking with her especially our conversations about food. She was a most charming woman and we should all be so lucky to reach her age with grace, elegance, and a sharp mind as she did. Please accept my deepest condolence and prayers to all of you. I'm sure she has left many wonderful memories for all of you and I will certainly cherish those that I shared with her. Annette Mauro

Posted by Annette Mauro - Pelham, NY - Friend   March 19, 2019


Dear Auntie. You will be missed. You were such a part of my life, and were so loved. Always there to talk, and a great comfort to me when Ernie passed. I have saved every note you sent to me. I grew up most of the time on James Street. You were kind. Gave me my beautiful bridal shower all those years ago, and were just a phone call away. Dad loved you so, and David thought you were too cool and so smart. How we loved you. You were a blessing to all whose hearts you touched. Rest In Peace dear Auntie

Posted by Geraldine Han - Garnet Valley, PA - Family   March 18, 2019

Amelia was such an important part of my childhood memories. My deepest sympathy to Anthony, Ginny and Josh. You are in my thoughts and in my heart.

Posted by Lucia West - St. James City, FL - Friend   March 18, 2019


Meg, Josh, Lizzie ,Katie, Margaret and all The Galiani Family
We send our deepest sympathy, and heartfelt thoughts and prayers may these and all of your wonderful memories of Amelia bring you peace and comfort
Love Eva, Tom, Alex and Ian

Posted by Eva Carlson - Middletown, NJ - Family   March 17, 2019

So sorry to hear of Amelia's passing. May she Rest In Peace.

Posted by Marie Pintauro - Bronx, NY - Family Friend   March 17, 2019

We're sorry we never got a chance to meet Grandma Amelia. Mike and Jen have told us how educated she was, unusual and impressive for a lady of her age, how independent, religious and cultured she was. Love, Ginger and Andy Modla

Posted by Ginger and Andy Modla - Delray Beach, FL - Family Friend   March 17, 2019

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