Andrew P. Galante

October 26, 1942April 10, 2019

Andrew P. Galante, age 76, of Sterling Heights, passed away on April 10, 2019. He is the beloved husband of Kathy (nee Max); Loving father of Andrea (Daniel) Lundgren, Steven (Lesley), and Brian; Cherished grandfather of Adam, Sarah, Ben, David, and Rebekah. He was preceded in death by his sister, Anne Marie, and parents, Andrew and Marie.

Andy was born in Detroit, Michigan, to parents Andrew and Marie Galante. He proudly served in the United States Marine Corps from 1958-1962, during the Vietnam era. He married his wife of nearly 52 years, Kathy, and together they raised a family, their three children, Andrea, Steven and Brian, in the Detroit area. Andy worked for many years in the automotive industry as an accountant. He was a member of the St. Michael's parish in Sterling Heights, where he sometimes served as a Eucharistic minister.

A visitation will be held on Friday, April 12, 2019, from 1-8 PM, with a scripture service 7 PM, at Resurrection Funeral Home, 40800 Hayes Rd, Clinton Township, MI. An instate will follow Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 9 AM, until time of funeral mass at 9:30 AM at St. Michael Catholic Church, 40501 Hayes Rd, Sterling Heights, MI. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society. Memories and online condolences may be made at


  • Visitation Friday, April 12, 2019
  • Scripture Service Friday, April 12, 2019
  • Instate Saturday, April 13, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Saturday, April 13, 2019

Andrew P. Galante

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Annette Pellerito

April 12, 2019

Dear Kathy and family,

We’ll always remember cousin Andy with his quick wit and the kindest of hearts.

There is a great emptiness left by Andy’s passing, but I am certain that the strength of the love that you and your family share for each other will get you through this very difficult time. May that love honor his memory and may you always cherish the time you had together.

Andy’s memory will be forever in our hearts.

With all our love,
Annette and Paul

Kevin Yanzetich

April 11, 2019

Our hearts are sadden with loss of our uncle. He was a one of kind person and we were blessed to call him family. Take comfort in knowing he is with his parents and sister and they are all looking down on your wonderful beautiful family.
Aunt Kathy, we love you and send love and prayers to you and your family.
Kevin, Nicole and Sophia

Carol Garofalo

April 10, 2019

We’re so heartbroken! Andy was truly special and was loved so dearly. We have so many special memories of times spent with Kathy and Andy. May God wrap his loving arms around all of you and hold you tight as you say goodbye to a wonderful loving man. Peace be with you all.
Salvatore & Carol Garofalo and Family

Mary Mittelstaedt

April 10, 2019

Always looked forward to seeing Andy at St. Michael. His smile and his humor always made the day sunny, warm, and delightful. My sincere sympathy to Kathy and family.

Alex Kuczera

April 10, 2019

Aunt Kathy, Andrea, Steve, Brian, and the entire Galante family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Every time I saw Uncle Andy he always somehow made me laugh. When Aunt Kathy and Uncle Andy took me to a lions game when I was a teenager, it was a memory I will cherish forever (even though they lost like they always do). Uncle Andy will be missed greatly and I am lucky to have known him.

Ginny Peltier

April 10, 2019

It is vey difficult to loose someone so very dear and loving to you.
Remember Andy is now with all of you in spirit and never beyond the reach of your prayers. Find comfort now knowing neither time, nor distance, nor physical separation can diminish your heart and soul connection. Divine love will unite you now and always together.
So let us now find comfort by wrapping ourselves around the many blessings and loving memories we have shared with Andy

With hugs of love comfort and prayers,
Ginny and Dave Peltier