Anastasia V. Galata
Anastasia V. Galata, age 96 of Long Branch, died peacefully at home on February 11, 2018. Anastasia was born and raised in Union City and moved to Long Branch in 1976. She was a dietician at Monmouth Medical Center retiring in 1990, the past President of the Deborah Heart and Lung Center Long Branch Chapter, a member of the “Senior Legends” and loved volunteering at the San Alfonse Retreat House. Anastasia was a parishioner of St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church in West End.
She was predeceased by her son Dennis Galata in 1974; 9 brothers and 1 sister. She is survived by her daughter, Jean Menconi; 2 grandchildren and their spouses, Christopher and Sheila Menconi, Jeffrey and Karen Menconi; 6 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 16 from 3 - 7pm at the Damiano Funeral Home, 191 Franklin Avenue in Long Branch. Funeral, Saturday; 9:30 am from the funeral home with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 10:30 am at St. Michael’s Church in West End, Long Branch. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Deborah Heart and Lung Center, 200 Trenton Rd., Browns Mills, NJ 08015. The family invites you to leave a letter of condolence, light a memorial candle or made a memorial donation by selecting the appropriate tab.