Charlene Galante of Hudson, NH

1948 - 2022

Visitation

May 12, 2022
3-7 P.M.
Dolan Funeral Home, 106 Middlesex Street, North Chelmsford, MA 01863

Funeral

May 13, 2022
1 P.M.
Dolan Funeral Home, 106 Middlesex Street, North Chelmsford, MA 01863

Charlene Galante, 74, of Hudson, NH, and lifelong resident of Lowell, passed away early Monday, May 9, 2022 at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua, NH.

She was married to the late Michael J. Galante with whom they would have celebrated 51 years of marriage on May 7.

Born in Lowell, MA, she was the daughter of the late William C. Mills and Jeanne R (Bienvenue) Mills.

She graduated from Lowell High School – the class of 1966. She was a graduate of Lowell Trade School where she received her LPN license.

She retired from the VNA of Greater Lowell, 336 Central Street in Lowell, MA and for many years worked as the office manager for Riverside Medical Group in Lowell.

She loved spending time with her family. Her greatest joy in life was her 4 grandchildren.  Every summer, for 18 years, she enjoyed her time camping in Maine with her family.

Charlene is survived by her son, Michael Galante Jr. and his husband Joseph Kinney of Hudson, NH; her daughters, Stacy Mahan and her husband Keith of Lowell, MA; Suzanne Allen and her husband Michael of Lowell, MA; she is also survived by her 4 grandchildren, Hunter Mahan of Lowell and Kevin, Christopher and Emma Allen also of Lowell, her brother Lenny Mills and his wife Joan of North Chelmsford; and her lifelong best friend, Diane Ahearn of Waterboro, ME.

FUNERAL NOTICE

Visiting hours Thursday 3 to 7 P.M. Funeral service Friday at 1 P.M. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD. Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford. Memorials may be made in her name to the Merrimack Valley Hospice, Attn: Community Engagement, 360 Merrimack St., Building 9, Lawrence, MA 01843; online www.homehealthfoundation.org/donate/donate-online/.

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15 Condolences for Charlene Galante of Hudson, NH

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    Dr Lynne Grady

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    We grew up next door to one another and began our lifelong friendship as infants.
    Charlene will always be my forever bestie and sister. All of us who love her are broken hearted and will forever love her.

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    Maureen Daly

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    My deepest sympathies to the family of this wonderful lady. I was quite honored to have worked with Charlene during my years at LVNA she was quite a lady. She will be missed dearly. Sending love and support to the Galante family ❤️🙏💫

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    Tony Beam

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    My heart breaks at the loss of my amazing aunt Charlene. What an incredible person she was…always uplifting and positive, sweet and kind. I will forever remember all the times I spent with her and uncle Mike. I will miss her. ❤️ My sincere condolences to my cousins and their families and friends.

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    Debbie Huntley

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    Stacy and family, Sending love and prayers during this very difficult time. Cherish the wonderful memories of your Mom, Grandmother and friend.🤗❤

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    Donna Rooney

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    The loss is immeasurable, but so is the love left behind.
    May you continue to feel her love, every day of your life.

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    Donna Beaudin

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    My thoughts and prayers for comfort are with all of you during this difficult time.

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    Susan Toleos

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    Stacy, I am so sorry to hear about your mom — an inexpressible loss. Take care of you.

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    Valerie Dell’Orfano

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    My condolences to you for such a great loss.
    Charlene was my best friend at Sacred Heart.
    We reconnected back in 2017. We shared about our early years together, and her loss of Mike.
    My heart feels incomplete w/o her in it. God bless you all and I’ll always call you family ❤️

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    Patti Finocchiaro

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    So very sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

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    Dan April

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    My deepest condolences to Mike, Suzie, Stacy, and the rest of the family. Charlene was like a second mother to me and was part of so many great times in my life. She will be missed but will live on in memory.

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    The Baker Family

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    Thinking of you all.
    May her memory be a blessing to every life she touched.

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    Jennifer Moran

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    Stacy & Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. May her memory always be a blessing.

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    Patricia Williams

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    My condolences to Charlene’s family in the loss of your lovely mother.
    Take Care,
    Pat Williams

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    David M. Borrelli

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    Stacy,

    I am very sorry for your loss! My condolences and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow!

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    Karen Watson

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    Stacy and Family,
    I am sending you healing prayers and comforting hugs. I am so sorry for your loss. I hope your happy memories will help you through this difficult time. With deepest sympathy, Karen.

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