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Chester J. "Pete" Galka
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Birth: Jun. 14, 1924
McKeesport
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 20, 2011
McKeesport
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA


Chester "Pete" J. Galka, 87, of McKeesport, died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, in UPMC McKeesport. Born June 14, 1924, in McKeesport, a son of the late Joseph and Katharine Kwiatkowska Galka. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Stanley Galka, Thadddeus "Ted" Galka; and sisters, Mary Szymanski and Anna Figas. A 1942 graduate of McKeesport High School, he was a veteran of the Navy, serving in World War II aboard the USS Fechteler (D-157), USS Harry F. Bauer (DM-26) and the USS Gwin (DM-33) and the Korean War. Chester worked and retired from the US Steel National Tube Works, where he was a pipe inspector. He was an avid golfer and swimmer and was a member of the McKeesport Elks, the Renzie Seniors and the First Church of the Open Bible Church in McKeesport.
 
 
Burial:
Jefferson Memorial Park
Pleasant Hills
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Gary Hancharik
Record added: Sep 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76878050
Chester J. Pete Galka
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 Added: Sep. 21, 2011
 
 
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