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Joseph Gallipeau


February 14, 2017

Feb. 9, 1925 - Jan. 29, 2017

Joseph (Joe) Francis Gallipeau, 91, of Sweet Home died peacefully in his sleep of lewy body dementia on Jan. 29, 2017 at Willamette Springs Memory Care Community in Corvallis.

He was born Feb. 9, 1925 in Newport, R.I. to George Walter Gallipeau and Mary Dutra-Gallipeau. He had three brothers – George W. II (Sonny), John F. (Jack) and Guy H. Gallipeau.

After graduating from high school, he began a 22-year career in the United States Navy, serving in World War II and the Korean conflict.

While stationed in San Diego, Mr. Gallipeau met and married the lov...

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