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Maria Galanti

d. May 3, 2020

Maria Galanti, 90, died on May 3, 2020, in York, PA, at the home of her daughter Cathy.

Maria was born in Rome, Italy, on February 11, 1930, a daughter of the late Alfredo and Caterina Galanti. She is survived by her daughters Cathy Dunn, wife of Norman Lightner, and Victoria Denlinger, wife of Richard; grandchildren Rick, Tony, Luke, and Julia; step-grandchildren Peter, Lora, Mike, Greg, and Kate; and great-grandchildren Mason, Brooklyn, Zane, and Miles.

She came to Lancaster from Florence, Italy, as a war bride in 1947 and graduated from Emile’s Beauty School in 1955. She was the owner and operator of the Florentine Beauty Salon until her retirement in 2015.

Maria was a member of the Lancaster Italian Cultural Society and loved cruising, ballroom dancing, and watching Jeopardy.

A private service will be held for the family. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Olivia’s House, 830 S. George Street., York, PA 17403, or Hospice & Community Care, 685 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17604.

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