Zabor Funeral Home Inc.
5680 Pearl Road Parma, OH 44129,
between Snow & Ridge Road
GALLA, Timothy James

GALLA, Timothy James

GALLA, Timothy James. Age 23. Beloved son of Ken and Erin (nee Coller). Loving brother of Matthew. Beloved grandson of James Coller (Nancy) and Kenneth Galla (Linda). Beloved great grandson of Edward Prosak (Angie). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Ignatius High School Labre Ministry, 1911 West 30th St., Cleveland, OH 44113 and/or Center for Community Service and Justice CCSJ at  Loyola University of Maryland, 4501 North Charles St., Baltimore, Maryland 21210.
VISITATION, FRI., JAN 27, FROM 4-8 PM AT ST CHARLES BORROMEO CHURCH, 5891 RIDGE RD., PARMA, OH 44129. If desired, guests can join the family for prayers Saturday at 11am at Zabor Funeral Home 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma 44129 prior to the MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL, SAT., JAN. 28, 11:30 AM AT ST CHARLES BORROMEO CHURCH. INTERMENT, HOLY CROSS CEMETERY.
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  1. While the loss of a loved one is never easy, it is most certainly the hardest when they are taken from us too soon. Your recent loss of your son who has left us at such a youthful age is definitely in the category of those hard losses for which there is so painful a reminder of what might have been.

    I offer my sincere condolence and deepest sympathy on your loss. May the outpouring of sympathy, the kind acts of friends and strangers and the comfort in knowing that your loss is felt by many, help you through this difficult time.

    I ask for God’s blessings on you and your wonderful family. May you find the courage and strength to move forward in peace and confidence and in knowing that his was a life well-lived.

    Yours In Peace,

  2. I am consumed with sadness to learn of Timmy’s tragic passing. . I hope you and your family find the peace you need to get you through this time in your life.
    May the angels walk with you on this day, and hold and keep you until the pain goes away.
    You’re in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Tim was quite special not only to me but to all who knew him. I can only thank the Lord for the gift of knowing such a beautiful and loving and Christ-like young man. In my many blessed years of working with the youth at St. Charles, Tim is one who stands out because of His love for the Lord and His desire to share with others the gift of being God’s disciple.
    I will miss you Tim but I know for certain you are ever more present from heaven to us. Pray for us and help us on our pilgrim journey here on earth. Enjoy heaven and help us to get where you are. Thank you for teaching me/us how to love like Christ.

  4. Jim, Nancy, and Family, Please accept our deepest condolences on the loss of your beautiful grandson. It is so very difficult to find the right words at this time. But, we know that our Lord had His own plans for Tim. Please try to take one day at a time, and know he will forever live in your hearts with the loving memories you have of him.
    Sincerely, With our love -n- prayers, Tom and Linda Martin

  5. Ken, Erin, and Family,
    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your son! While I never met Tim, I have heard wonderful things about him. Keeping your family in our prayers during this time, but also rejoicing in the Hope of Heaven with you. I don’t know what we would do without our faith and the reminder that leaving this life isn’t the end for Tim, but just the beginning!
    God bless you!

  6. Erin and Family

    May you find comfort during this most difficult time. I am so very sorry for the loss of your son and brother. May Tim rest in peace. With deepest sympathy.

    Kim Jesionek

  7. Erin, Ken and Matthew…..we have so many awesome memories of Tim from his Ignatius years. It was such an honor to be invited to his Eagle Scout ceremony. It was also fabulous to become friends with all of you via XC! Praying for all of you during these very sad times. May your memories of Tim carry you through. Heaven has gained an angel.

    With love,
    Jim and Bernie Gosky

  8. Dear Erin and Ken,
    Words cannot express our sorrow on learning of the passing of Timmy. Our hearts ache for you. As we are wintering in Florida, we cannot be present in person to give you our condolences, but rest assured that we are with you in spirit during these difficult days and that our prayers and remembrances are for you and all the family. May Our Lord welcome Timmy into his heavenly home and may He grant to you all His peace, love and blessing.
    With our love,
    Arleen and Harvey

  9. I watched Tim grow up over the years a good boy and man. He was a true role model to his peers and elders, alike. His great personality, work ethic and spirit of faithful service were commendable. He was the quintessential “man for others.” May God’s grace console the Galla family. I pray you find solace knowing that we will all be reunited again one day.

  10. Our deep condolences on your loss of beloved son and brother Tim. May the love of family friends and parish give you comfort and strength. We send our prayers for all, Deb and Mike Stanko

  11. Dear Erin and Ken,

    Words can’t express our sincere condolences on the passing of Timothy. Please know that you, your family, and extended family are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Love Mark, Katrine, Nicholas and Dylan

  12. May the peace of Christ be with you all. May the memories of your beloved son and the person he was be a comfort to you. You are separated physically, but God will keep him close, always, until you are together again someday. You are all in our prayers.

  13. We are deeply saddened to learn of Timothy’s passing. May you find comfort in knowing he is enjoying eternal happiness. We send you our most sincere sympathies and heartfelt prayers. Your friends from Troop 221 and St. Charles, Michael Boazzo and mother Sally

  14. May the Lord hold all of you in the palm of His hands. We will be praying with and for you today and in the days ahead. No words can adequately express our sorrow in such a loss of a wonderful young man. May it give us hope that we have another “saint” to intercede for us to the Lord. Peace, blessings and love always.

  15. Dear Erin, Ken and Matthew,
    Our hearts are saddened.
    We are so shocked to hear
    of Tims passing. He was taken way to early.
    We are so fortunate to have met Tim and your family through St Ignatius XC.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Debbie, Rob Ryan, Dylan and Kylie

  16. Dear Erin & Ken & Matthew, It is so awful and unfair that Tim did not have more time on this earth. We needed his love and kindness so much here. It’s at times like this that I just don’t understand God’s plan for us. I wish we could be there with you and hold you tight and cry with you. Know that you are in our prayers and I will pray that you will have the strength to get through this terrible time. There are no words that we can say to comfort you. Just know that we care and share your grief. Much love, Barbara and Jim

  17. Ken and Family,

    I am deeply saddened to hear this news. I will be saying extra prayers for the Galla family.

    Mark Horton

  18. I moved from Ohio several years ago, so I did not have the opportunity to see Tim grow up and become a wonderful young man. But I still have fond memories of him as a little boy at family gatherings.

    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with your family during this difficult time.

    Lisa A. Lewis (DeBaltzo)

  19. To the Galla family, I’m very sorry for your loss. No matter how much time passes we still feel the loss of our loved ones and view death as God does, an enemy. (1 Corinthians 15:26) May you find comfort and hope in his promise at Revelation 21:3,4 that shows soon there will be no more death, sickness, or pain, and we can see our lost loved ones again. Please accept my deepest condolences.

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