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On Sunday, February 28, 2021, Robert L. Galinetti, Jr., father of three children, passed away at the age of 64. He served four years in the Navy and earned a bachelors degree in Business Administration from Northwood University. Bob worked in sales most of his life and eventually went on to start his own business. He was very active and loved all sports – his favorites being baseball, tennis, and football. Growing up, his main passion was playing baseball competitively and he loved spending time with his children playing sports. He will always be remembered for his fun-spirited personality.

Bob was preceded in death by his mother, Marion (Galinetti) Stevens, and his father, Robert L. Galinetti, Sr. He is survived by his three children, Angela, Anthony, and Sophia; three siblings Diana Kirby (Randy) and family, John (Wendy) and family, and Christopher (Michelle) and family; and several cousins.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, June 4, 2021, at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans Cemetery, 3000 Monroe NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Dementia Society of America, P.O. Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901.

To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Robert’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit: www.MichiganCremation.com

Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids, 616-452-3006, exclusive providers of Veterans Funeral Care.

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  1. Christine ann Gilletti on March 23, 2021 at 1:21 pm

    I have known Bob since he was a little boy. His sister is my dearest and closest friend and has been since 5 grade. It seems as if I spent more time at her house than my own, so I saw as much of Bob as I did my own brothers. He was a kind and loving son and brother and an all around good person. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.



  2. Angela Galinetti on April 5, 2021 at 7:37 pm

    My and my Dad had a father daughter bond that I can’t even describe into words. I owe it to him for showing me that life can be so fun, and to enjoy the outdoors and quality time with your loved ones. He was always wanting to go outside and ride bikes, play tennis, throw the football, you name it we did it! I miss you Dad everyday. I love you.



  3. Diana Kirby on April 5, 2021 at 8:00 pm

    Bob,
    We had 64 years on earth being brother and sister. I can remember so many times as youngsters we would play together and have to show dad and mom and their very patient friends our Irish Jig! 😅 There are many memories and the greatest gift to each other was the deep relationship formed between us in your latter years. God was with you and me through it all – leading, guiding, listening and loving.
    May you Rest In Peace and experience the healing and love that Heaven holds. I Love You. Til we meet again…



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