Charles J. Galate

Born: Wed., Dec. 29, 1920
Died: Tue., Feb. 10, 2009

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Charles J. Galate, 88, 825 Lynn St., Sidney, Ohio died at his residence on Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 6:12 AM. He was born December 29, 1920 in Sidney, Ohio the son of Joseph and Josephine (Gilardi) Galate and they are deceased. He is survived by several cousins. A brother, Matthew "Mike" Galate is deceased. He was a World War II Army veteran and was a technical sargeant, a member of the Sidney VFW, Knights of Columbus, life member of the Sidney American Legion, Post 217 and a member of the Sidney Elks. He was an avid bowler. He was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church. He had worked at Monarch Machine Tool Company in Sidney for 44 years as a shipping clerk. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 10:30 AM at Holy Angels Catholic Church with Rev. Jason Bedel. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, Sidney, Ohio with full military honors. Friends may call at Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home in Sidney on Monday, February 16, 2009 from 5-8 PM. A Knights of Columbus service will be held at the funeral home at 8:00 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Angels Catholic Church, 324 S. Ohio Ave., Sidney, Ohio 45365 and envelopes will also be available at the funeral home.

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Karla Aileron (Bogart)

I am very sad to find out that Bud is gone. He is one of the sweetest men I have ever known and it was a privilege to be part of his family. I will always miss you, Bud. Things will never be the same without you.

Susan Gaston

I am so sorry for your loss. I know he will be dearly missed by many. We fondly remember the family reunions and your hospitality. I know my mom would love to be there with you, but her health may prevent her from coming. Please know you are in our hearts and prayers. Sincerely, Susan Gaston (Anna Mae Barnhouse's eldest daughter)

Velina Bogart

To all of Bud's friends and family: My thoughts and prayers are with you. Bud, May you rest in the fullness of Christ's peace.

Anna Mae, and Ken Barnhouse

Buddy will be sadly missed by family and friends. He was a kind, gentle man.

Karla Aileron

I love you Bud! You were the sweetest man and you are missed!