Lawrence "Flash" Galentine

Born: Fri., Jul. 31, 1953
Died: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019


1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Sun., Feb. 03, 2019
Location: Frame Funeral Home

Funeral Service

3:00 PM Sun., Feb. 03, 2019
Location: Frame Funeral Home

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Lawrence Galentine                      beloved father, brother and uncle
Olean- Lawrence E. “Flash” Galentine, 65, formerly of Port Allegany, passed away at home on Wednesday (January 30th, 2019) at his home following a brief illness.
Born July 31st, 1953 in Indiana, Pa he was a son of Rex B. and Doris E. Murby Galentine.  
Mr. Galentine was a 1971 graduate of Port Allegany High School.  He then served with the Army National Guard for five years; he was then employed at several Strategic Missile sites in Helena, Montana prior to moving back to the area and being employed by several local contractors for many years.  He was then employed as a custodian at the Aspin Towers in Olean and most recently at St. Bonaventure University in Allegany.
Lawrence was a past member of the American Legion Post in Port Allegany and greatly enjoyed socializing with his family and friends.
Surviving are one son, Johnathon Galentine of Topeka, Kansas; one daughter, Dawn (David) Lemon of Ignacio, Colorado; four grandchildren, Shadow Ballnan, Amber Carey, Austin Amack and Kelly Amack; three brothers, Robert (Gloria) Galentine of Turtlepoint, Allen (Virginia) Galentine of Sevierville, Tenn., and Eugene (Barbara) Galentine of Stoystown, Pa;  five sisters, Jane (Samuel) Ruth, of Boquete, Panama, Central America, Evelyn (Carl) Winters of Redlion, Pa., Brenda (Jack) Shaw of Red Lion, Linda (Butch Burdick) Shaffer of Port Allegany and Lori (Scott) Freer of Eldred; as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father in1974 and his mother in 2018 and by a sister, Carol Daniels in 2006.
Friends may call on Sunday (February 2nd, 2019) at the Frame Funeral Home, Eldred from 1:00 to 3:00 pm, at which time funeral services will be held with the Rev. Dale Detweiler officiating.  Burial will follow in Annin Creek Cemetery, Turtlepoint.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Birch Grove Mennonite Church.
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