Francis “Frank” Gerard Galate died peacefully surrounded by family in Lewes, Delaware on November 12, 2017 at the age of 72.
Frank is survived by his loving wife of 51 years Brenda Galate (Smith), his children Nicole Schofer (Michael) and Danielle Galate. Treasured grandfather of Alexandra, Francesca, and Zachary Schofer and loved by extended close family and many good friends.
Preceded in death by mother RIta (Felsky) Galate and father Paul C. Galate of Trenton, New Jersey. Frank retired from IBM Corporation after 35 years of service. Originally from Trenton, New Jersey Frank and family moved to Tampa, Florida in 1988 and finally to Lewes, Delaware in 2016.
A viewing will be held at 9:30 with a funeral mass to follow at 10:30, on Monday, November 20, 2017 at St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church, 214 Nassau Street, Princeton, New Jersey. Final interment will be held under the direction of Mather Hodge Funeral Home, at St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Bernardine Ave, Trenton, New Jersey.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation in his honor to the Bakas Equestrian Center, Horses for the Handicapped @ www.bakasridingcenter.com , a charity close to his heart.
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