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Burket-Truby Funeral Home of Oakmont

Galvach, Samuel M.




Samuel M. Galvach, age 72 of the East Oakmont section of Plum Boro lost his five and a half year battle with cancer and crossed into the arms of the Lord at his residence on Thursday, March 2, 2017. Sam’s number one priority in life was the protection of his family, who now find peace in knowing that he will continue to do so as one of God’s Guardian Angels. Son of the late Andrew and Yorke (Stanborough) Galvach. Beloved Husband for almost 52 years of Nancy Galvach. Loving Father of Yorke Tedder, Barry Galvach, and bonus daughter, Terri Galvach, and the late Samuel M. Galvach. Grandfather of Dominic and Blake Tedder and Allie and Samie Galvach. Great-Grandfather of Donovan Tedder, and also survived by longtime family friend, Donna Cordingley. Brother of the late Andrea Y. Galvach. Sam’s working years took many twists from working at Edgewater Steel. Proprietorship of the Yorketowne Inn, and Certified Wastewater Treatment Operator for Plum Boro. He was the consummate hunter and fisherman who took such joy from teaching his children and grandchildren hunting safely and how to cast a line. In his retirement Sam was always accompanied by his faithful English Setter, Shriner. Friends and relatives will be received at the BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES, INC. 421 Allegheny Ave. Oakmont on Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. and on Sunday, March 5, 2017 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Funeral Service Monday, March 6, 2017, 10:30 a.m. St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 4th St. and Delaware Avenue, Oakmont. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET DIRECTLY AT CHURCH. Donations may be made in his name to Wounded Warrior Project, 1 Oxford Centre, 301 Grant St. Pittsburgh, 15219