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Richard GalataJuly 23, 1949 ~ November 10, 2017 (age 68)
Richard Galata, 68, of Defiance, passed away on Friday, November 10, 2017 at the Regency Hospital in Sylvania, Ohio.
He was born on July 23, 1949 to Sophia (Ritz) and Frank Galata, Sr. in San Antonio, TX. On August 14, 1980 he married Ana M. Gonzales, who resides in Defiance. Richard served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
Richard is survived by his wife, Ana M. Galata of Defiance, daughter, Sandra Villarreal of Defiance, sons, Joe Belmares of San Diego, CA, Giovannie Galata, Gioseppe Galata, and Ginonina Galata Moore, all of San Antiono, TX, 5 grandchildren, brothers, Jesse Dunn of San Antonio, TX, and Antonioni Galata of Ft. Worth, TX, sisters, Gloria Galata of San Antiono, TX, and Sylvia Venagas of CA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Frank Galata, Jr., sister, Patsy Pineda, and son-in-law, Frank Villarreal.
Visitation will be held Thursday, November 16, 2017, from 9:00 - 11:00 am at Family Christian Center in Defiance. A Memorial Services will follow at 11:00 am at The Family Christian Center on Thursday, with Rev. Tim Tracy officiating.
Memorials are suggested to the family. Online condolences can be given at www.Schafferfh.com.