Scherrie Ann Galimberto

Friday, April 20, 2012

Scherrie Ann Galimberto, 73, of Pittsburg, Kan., died Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, Mo.

She was born Dec. 11, 1938, in Little Rock, Ark., the daughter of Ray and Hazel (Kasiah) Adamson.

On Aug. 4, 1970, she was united in marriage to Steve Galimberto Jr. in Miami, Okla. He preceded her in death on March 26, 2006.

She worked for Mt. Carmel Hospital as a surgical scrub tech and for Dr. Esch.

She attended St. Mary's Catholic Church in Derby, Kan., and was a prayer volunteer for Guidepost for 20 years.

Survivors include two daughters, Stephanie Holtz and Mary Ann Galimberto both of Pittsburg, Kan.; a son, Michael Galimberto of Nevada; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and a daughter, Dona Cellner.

Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m., Monday, April 23, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Frontenac, Kan., with the Rev. Thomas Stroot as Celebrant. Burial will follow in the National Cemetery in Fort Scott, Kan. Rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, at the Friskel Funeral Home in Frontenac. Memorials may be made to the Wesley House and may be left at or mailed to the funeral home. Services and arrangements are under the direction of Friskel Funeral Home of Frontenac.

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