Mr. Galati worked at Stag Brewery before his retirement. He was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Belleville, IL. He was an avid golfer and bowler.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Colleen J. Galati, nee Stoll, whom he married on July 31, 1948, and who died on October 14, 2012;
his parents, Vito and Pitlia “Helen”, nee Mangiapane, Galati; three brothers, Samuel, Vito and James Galati; and three sisters, Frances Polich, Pauline Rice, and Josephine Barttelbort.
Surviving are a son, Terry (Denise) Galati of Belleville, IL, and a daughter, Judy Zillen of Belleville, IL;
two grandsons, Ryan Michael (Allison Nicklow) Galati and Neil James (Donna) Galati;
two great-grandsons, Alexander Dominic Galati, and Isaac Nelson Galati;
and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, February 1, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral procession will leave at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, February 1, 2018 from the funeral home for an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Fr. Matthew Elie officiating. Burial will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.