Laurie A. Galluccio, 63, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  Laurie A. Galluccio, 63, passed away Sunday, Feb. 14, at Samaritan Medical Center.

The funeral service will be 3:00 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown. Spring burial will be in North Watertown Cemetery.

Calling hours will precede the service at the funeral home beginning at 1:00 p.m.

She was born Sept. 1, 1957, in Star Lake, a daughter John B. and Thelma G. (Powers) Phillips.

Following her high school education Laurie was licensed as a beautician. Over the course of her career Laurie worked at several local salons, including the Oasis, Laurie’s back porch, the Marcy Spa & Salon, and Mint Julep.

Laurie loved her friends, family, and animals. She liked spending time with her grandchildren and her dogs, Tommy & Betty. She also had a strong faith in God.

Laurie was a past president of the Lions Club, and member of the Watertown Elks Lodge 496.

She married Stephen Galluccio on July 15, 1983. Mr. Galluccio passed away in 2014.

Surviving are her children, Bannon and Michaelene Galluccio, Watertown, and Ashley and Alex Soluri, Watertown; her siblings, John (Mei) Phillips, Buffalo, Robert (Yolande) Phillips, Carthage, and Timothy (Vicki) Phillips, Watertown; her grandchildren, Hugo, Jasper, Anna Bella, Gianna, Sofia; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, Stephen, she was predeceased by two siblings, Thomas Phillips and Richard Phillips.

Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc.

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