In loving memory

Meador Funeral Home – Whitesboro

Rosary/Visitation –
Sunday, October 10, 2021 – 6:00-8:00 pm
Meador Funeral Home, Whitesboro, Texas

Monday, October 11, 2021 – 2:00 pm
St. Francis Catholic Church, Whitesboro, Texas



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Dr. John Galewaler, 82, of Whitesboro, Texas passed away on October 5, 2021.  He was born July 24, 1939 in Binghamton, New York to Edward Galewaler and Camilla (Sullivan) Galewaler.

Dr. John had a Bachelor of Science degree, Master of Science and Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree.  He practiced medicine in Whitesboro, Texas since 1973 before his retirement in 2020.  Active member of the Chamber of Commerce in Whitesboro, a Founder and devoted member of St. Francis Catholic church in Whitesboro, taught at Kansas City College in Osteopathic Medicine and the Heads of all Clinics there also.  Dr. John also taught at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.  His office was among the first to be approved for acupuncture treatment in Texas.  He was a devoted Physician who was a mentor to many and participated in the training of Nurse Practitioners and many future doctors.  Dr. John loved medicine, learning, his patients and most of all his family.

Dr. John is survived by his ex-wife and mother of his six children, Susan Terry Galewaler; children, Rose Galewaler Carter and husband, Larry of Whitesboro, Texas, Cammie Meador of Whitesboro, Texas, Jeff Galewaler and wife, Brooke of McKinney, Texas, Susie Galewaler and fiancé, Hunter McBee of Whitesboro, Texas; grandchildren, Karli Montgomery, Ryder Meador, Bailey Galewaler, Laythe Montgomery, Kammarie Garland, Josylyn McBee, Melissa Cole, James Carter, Wesley Carter, Judi Hunt, Jasmin Rose, Hunter Rose, Trinity Laing, bonus grand daughter, De’Laynee Schneider; great-grandchildren, Karrington Montgomery, Paislee Meador, Madison Hunt, Jessica Carter, Callie Carter, Kaden Rozelle, Lisa Cole, Haley Cole; brother in law, Philip Terry; family friend and caregiver, Carol Kershaw.

Preceded in death: parents, Edward and Camilla Galewaler; sons, Sean and Ian Galewaler.

The family wishes to thank Grayson County Hospice for the exceptional care and dignity shown to Dr. John.

Also, special thanks to Carol Kershaw for the selfless care shown to Dr. John and his family.

Rosary/Visitation will be Sunday, October 10, 2021 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Meador Funeral Home, Whitesboro, Texas.  Mass/Memorial  will be Monday, October 11, 2021 at 2:00 pm at St. Francis Catholic Church in Whitesboro, Texas.

Cremation arrangements will be made by Meador Funeral Home, Whitesboro, Texas