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Carmelo D. "Carl" Gaglio, 69, of Lancaster, a retired banking executive, died Monday (Oct. 27, 1997) in his home after a long illness.

Born in Buffalo, he attended Canisius College and Bryant & Stratton Business Institute and was a graduate of the New York State Bankers Development School. He served in the Navy from 1946 to 1951.

He began his banking career with Liberty Bank, later Norstar Bank and Fleet Bank, in 1956. He became an assistant vice president in 1969, a vice president in 1973 and a senior vice president in 1983.

Three years later, he was named senior vice president of Fleet Service Corp., where he was a member of the Senior Management Board. He retired in 1993.

He was a member of the American Institute of Banking and was an officer of the New York State Bankers Association. He was active in the United Way, Catholic Charities and Camp Good Days and Special Times.

Surviving are his wife, the former Sally E. Churchill; two sons, Dr. Michael of Clarence and Peter of Lancaster; a daughter, Laurie Salerno of Lancaster; and two grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Friday in Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 7580 Clinton St., Elma. Prayers at 9:15 in Urban-Amigone Funeral Home, 7540 Clinton St., Elma, will precede the Mass. Entombment will be in St. Adalbert's Cemetery, Lancaster.

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