Martin Galioto Sr.

Martin Galioto Sr. Obit Pic

            Martin Raymond Galioto Sr., age 81 , of  Mattoon  passed away at 2:09 a.m. on Tuesday July 16, 2013 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center. No services are planned at this time. Schilling Funeral Home is assisting the family.

          Martin was born on March 31, 1932 in Chicago, IL the son of Raymond and Eleanor (Speciale) Galioto.  He married Ann Kelly on August 22, 1977. She preceded him in death on December 15, 2006.

          Survivors include his four daughters, Jackie (Dave) Cobble of Mattoon, IL, Marie Taylor of Mattoon, IL, Eileen (Bryce) Steenburg of Mattoon, IL and Christine (Steve) Bradow of Colorado Springs, CO; two sons, Martin R. Galioto Jr. of Mattoon, IL and Mike (Kay) Galioto of Anchorage, AK; step-daughter, Becky Strohl of Mattoon, IL; thirteen grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren; three nephews and one niece; brother, Salvatore Galioto of Harwood Heights, IL. Martin was preceded in death by his loving wife, Ann Galioto, parents and step-son Harry Kelly on July 25, 2004.

          Martin was the owner operator of Midwest Motors in Mattoon until 2005. He was a Cement Mason for many years during which he was a Business Agent for the Union. Martin was a former member of the Moose and Eagles. He had a passion for cars and was a talented salesman.  

          Memorial donations in his honor may be given to the family at the following address: 120 Trails End Road, Gays, IL 61928.


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