Dominic Galati

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Dominic V. “Nick” Galati, 90, of Belleville, IL, born December 6, 1927, in Swansea, IL, died Sunday, January 28, 2018, at Aperion Care, Mascoutah, IL.

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

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.



4 Comments on Dominic Galati

James & Georgia Sirtak said : Guest Report Feb 01, 2018 at 2:45 AM

Terry, Denise, and Galati family, we send our most heartfelt condolences to you all. God Bless Nick, we will always cherish our memories of him. The entire Sirtak family sends along their thoughts and prayers to you at this time of great loss.

  • Prairie Du rocher
  • Il
Lynn Weidenbenner said : Guest Report Jan 31, 2018 at 5:53 PM

Dear Terry, Denise, Ryan and all family, We are so sorry to here about your lsos! Nick was so fun and truly made this world a better place! We sure hope the great memories help at this difficult time. Our Symoathy with prayers and hugs for all! With Love, Lynn and Dan Weidenbenner (I am so sorry to miss the memorial mass but at this time I am on Florida unexpectedly with my dad sick ).

  • Shiloh
  • Il
Melanie and Michael Nicklow said : Guest Report Jan 30, 2018 at 1:08 AM

To Terry, Denise, Ryan, and the rest of the Galati Family we are truly sorry for your tremendous loss. Our thoughts are with you as you go through this tough time. Please let us know if we can be of any assistance. Love, The Nicklow Family

  • Battle Creek
  • MI
Debbie Larkin said : Guest Report Jan 30, 2018 at 12:02 AM

Judy,Terry and Family, Nick was also family to me and my family .He was like a grandpa to my kids growing up , him and Colleen were at all their celebrations and would even come to their khoury league games from time to time, We will always have those memories.

  • Belleville
  • Illinois

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