Stayton – Joseph,
85, died August 23 in Stayton. He was born and raised in
Portland. Joseph lived in Ashland for 60 years and moved to
Stayton 3 years ago. He worked as a technician for California
Pacific Natural Gas Utilities for 40 years. Joseph was a great
engineer and could design and fix anything. He married Mary
Connor on September 9, 1950 in Portland.
Joseph is survived
by his wife: Mary of Stayton; children: David Galati of Salem,
Catherine Mater of Corvallis, Robert Galati of McMinnville,
Patrice DeRoest of Stayton and Joan Neely of Willow, AK.; 9
– grandchildren and 5 – great-grandchildren. He was
preceded in death by his 2 sisters who were twins.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 6:00 pm at North Santiam Funeral
Chapel in Stayton and graveside service is Friday, August 30,
2013 at 9:00 am at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.
Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.