obituary header
Welcome to the memorial page for

Richard Galata

July 23, 1949 ~ November 10, 2017 (age 68)

The Piano Brothers

Share using:         

SERVICES

Visitation
Thursday
November 16, 2017

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Defiance Family Christian Center
1834 E 2nd St
Defiance, Ohio 43512

Memorial Service
Thursday
November 16, 2017

11:00 AM
Defiance Family Christian Center
1834 E 2nd St
Defiance, Ohio 43512


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.
  

© 2017 Schaffer Funeral Home, Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS