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Dr. Jose "Pepe" Galindo


Dr. Jose

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Passed: Monday, April 23, 2018
Funeral: Friday, May 4, 2018

Birth Date: Monday, August 27, 1928
Age: 89
Location: Greer, SC

Jose "Pepe" Galindo M.D. 89 years of Greer, SC formerly of Port Charlotte Florida and Fredonia, NY passed away Monday April 23, 2018 at home surrounded by his family.

He was born August 27, 1928 in Real Del Monte, Mexico.

The beloved husband of Martha G Galindo. The darling son of the late Jose Galindo and Maura Galindo de Heredia. Big brother of Maura Galindo, Carlos Galindo and Marta Galindo all of Mexico City, and preceded in death by Guillermo Galindo.

A graduate of The Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico. Pepe ventured to Glens Falls Hospital, Glens Falls, New York to complete his internship and residency in 1954 after responding to a need for rural doctors in the United States that was published in the Journal of American Medicine.

He earned a Fellowship in Neurological Pathology at Harvard University.

Licensed in the states of New York, Maine and Virginia in Medicine. Board certified in Pathology. Chief pathologist at Glens Falls, New York. State pathologist at Pineland Hospital in Portland Maine. Chief pathologist at Tri- County Hospital in Gowanda NY, Lakeshore Hospital in Silver Creek NY, Westfield Hospital in Westfield NY and Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, NY.

While practicing at Brooks Memorial he was Chief of Staff. Jose was a member of the American Medical Association and Fellow of the College of American Pathologists with several published articles.

Jose continued his medical practice by providing healthcare for the State University of New York?Fredonia, the New York State Department of Corrections and his own family practice of over 10,000 patients for more than 40 years.

Jose retired to Port Charlotte Florida where he enjoyed the beauty of the coastline and reading in the ocean breeze, creating India ink drawings and nature walks.

He loved to travel, visit with all his family, entertain with the harmonica, laugh and tell endless jokes.

Surviving:

Loving Father of Dr. Jose Galindo Jr. and Emily of Carlisle, PA; William Galindo and Tammy of Greer, SC; Jaime Galindo of NYC; Martha Barone (Galindo) and Gregory of Little River, SC; Patricia Wilkey (Galindo) & Wesley of Harvard, MA.
Adored Grandfather "Lito" of Joseph (Alicia), Mia Galindo; Carlyea (Larry) Galindo/Massing, Nicholas Galindo, Katelyn (Dirk) Galindo/Beck, Liam Galindo, Gabriella Galindo; Anthony (Tricia) Barone, Matthew Barone, Rudi (Lacey) Barone; Elizabeth Wilkey, Preston Wilkey, Halston Wilkey and great grandchildren Tino, Giovanni, Rocco Barone; Adrian, Bronx Barone; Lawson Massing; Denali and Isaiah Galindo.

Funeral Services:

A funeral mass will be held at 10 o?clock on Friday May 4, 2018 at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, Simpsonville, SC.

Funeral arrangements by The Wood Mortuary, Inc. Greer, SC.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation, Tampa, Florida.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

Wood Mortuary

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