Dr. Eric James Galster, 70, of Bolton CT passed away on Nov. 7th 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Hammond, Indiana to Margery and Leopold Galster where he attended St. Paul’s Lutheran School and Hammond Tech High School. Eric graduated from Purdue University in 1974 as a doctor of veterinary medicine.
Eric resided in Bolton with his family as a veterinarian. Eric was an accomplished veterinarian who worked with a variety of pets and livestock. His love of cars, classic rock, and westerns is well known by those who knew him. Eric was a handyman and artist crafting pieces from a variety of mediums such as stained glass, wood work and anatomical drawings. He was a hard worker and his strength was evident in his fight against illness.
Eric was preceded in death by his brother Ronald Galster. He is survived by his wife, Maribeth Blaney-Galster, his four sons, Jason, Blaine, Patrick, and Lucas Galster, his daughters-in-law Liz and Page Galster, his granddaughter Roselise Galster and his sisters Charlotte Black and Judy Rumsey.
Calling hours will be Wednesday, Nov. 11th, from 5 to 7 with a celebration of life at 7 pm at the John F. Tierney Funeral Home, 219 W. Center St., Manchester.
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