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Janet L. (Gallo) Stec

Family & friends are invited to attend a visitation on Monday, May 20th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) REVERE for Janet L. (Gallo) Stec, who passed away surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, May 15th at the Beverly Hospital after a brief illness. She was 72 years old. A funeral mass will be celebrated in Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 17 Gove St., LYNNFIELD at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be private.

Janet was born & raised in Revere. She was educated in Revere Public Schools and is an alumna of Revere High School, Class of 1964. After graduation, she pursued her dream of becoming a nurse. She attended & graduated from the Somerville Hospital Nursing School in Somerville, where she earned her R.N. Degree. Janet always wanted to be a nurse in the Emergency Room. She began a long career at the Winthrop Community Hospital, where she worked for over 20 years. She then took a position at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center where she was an urgent care nurse and then a diabetic educator for 15 years before retiring. Janet married William Stec on December 7, 1969, after a 6-year courtship. The couple resided in Revere and together they began to raise their family. For the past 15 years, she and her husband have lived in Lynn. Janet was known for her flare of interior decorating. She loved making her home beautiful with furnishings and home décor, and also got great pleasure from creating floral arrangements in her spare time. Janet was known by her family as a “collector of many things.”

Janet, above all else, was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She is the devoted wife, just shy of 50 years, to William A. Stec, Sr. of Lynn. Beloved daughter of the late Vincent J. & Lena M. (Cogliano) Gallo. Loving mother of William A. Stec, Jr. & wife Christine of Dedham, Robin L. Trainor & husband Derek J. of Peabody & Ryan J. Stec & wife Tiffany M. of Lynnfield. Adored Nana of Lexi, Dylan, Mackenzie, Brayden & Bryce. Dear sister of Vincent J. Gallo, Jr. & John J. Gallo & wife Karen, all of Peabody. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, cousins, dear friends and colleagues.


Services

Visiting Hours

Monday, May 20th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Monday, May 20th at 11:00 a.m. in Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Lynnfield

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005 or to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, New England Chapter, 60 Walnut St., Wellesley Hills, MA 02481.


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  1. George Aste
    May 21 2019

    Thoughts and prayers from the Aste family to the Stec family. Peace.

  2. Raul "Team Herc" Martinez
    May 20 2019

    Billy and family,

    Please know your Herc Rentals family is holding you in their thoughts. We send our condolences to you, your extended family and friends. May your mother rest in peace.

  3. Steven Strianese
    May 20 2019

    John, Karen, Bill and to the entire Gallo/Stec family,
    We spent a number of years as the next door neighbors to the Gallo’s and Stec’s on Dedham St. in Revere…those were wonderful years. We are so very sorry to hear of Janet’s passing…
    Steven, Vera and John Young

  4. Audrey Abate
    May 20 2019

    Dear Robin, Derek, Mackenzie and the Stec family,
    Sending our thoughts and prayers with heartfelt sympathy to you for the loss of your dear mother/ grandmother. We will remember Janet fondly at all the Trainor family bar-b-ques.
    Sending prayers, hugs and love,
    Paul, Audrey and Alicia Abate

  5. Cathy Ranaudo Vigoda
    May 18 2019

    Janet and I were classmates at RHS Class of 64. I am sorry to hear of her passing. May God watch over her family during this difficult time.

  6. Carol Bright Groves
    May 18 2019

    I remember Janet from high school. She was one of the sweetest and kindest people that I ever met! May she rest easy in God’s Grace! My deepest sympathy for her family and friends!

  7. Denise Ferrara
    May 16 2019

    I am so very sorry for the loss of your mom, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family! May she Rest In Peace.

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