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September 14, 2013

Aldo Gado

Aldo Gado

ONEONTA — Aldo Gado passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Sept. 11, 2013, at 9:23 a.m.

Aldo was a World War II Navy veteran who was very proud to serve his country. He will receive a military burial at sea.

He and his wife, Florence resided in both Green Valley, Ariz., and Oneonta. During the time spent in Arizona, Al was a member of Sheriff’s Auxiliary Volunteer (SAV) for nearly 20 years. He was a lifetime member of the NRA and BPOE 1312.

Aldo is survived by his loving wife, Florence of 71 years; his sons, Theodore Gado and his fiancee and longtime companion, Kathleen Holback of Cortlandt Manor, and Paul and his wife, Beverly Gado (nee Schmidt) of Brentwood, Tenn.; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A private memorial service on his behalf will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions in his name may be made to BPOE 1312, 86 Chestnut St., Oneonta, NY 13820.

Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting the website at

Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.

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