Matthew Joseph Galatilis



In Loving Memory of
Matthew Joseph Galatilis
October 10, 1991- October 7, 2017

Matthew Joseph Galatilis, 25, passed away at his home in Myrtle Beach on Saturday October 7, 2017. He was born in 1991 and lived in New Jersey most of his life, before moving to South Carolina, 4 years ago. Matt would have celebrated his 26th birthday on October 10. He was the son of Ms. Patricia Reynolds and the late Donald Galatilis.

Along with his father, Matt is preceded in passing by his grandparents, Diane Kelly & Richard P. Reynolds, and his uncle, Richard S. Reynolds.

A God loving man, Matt was a member of the Myrtle Beach Christian Church. He took pride in his determination and his work ethic. He was employed at Better Brands Inc. of Myrtle Beach, for 3 years. During his time off from work, Matt loved to go fishing, work out, cook, and enjoyed educating himself in anything he had curiosity in, making him a well-informed debater. Above all else, Matt loved God, spending time with his friends and family, and coming up with new jokes to make everyone smile. He was also extremely kindhearted, and never hesitated to help out anyone in need.

Along with his mother, Patricia Reynolds and beloved stepfather to Matt, Nick Brush, left to cherish Matt’s memory is his sister, Jennifer Reynolds, his brother, Michael Galatilis; niece & nephew Gianna & Nicco Figler, all of Myrtle Beach; his extended brother and sisters, Alex Brush and his wife Brittany, Alyssa Brush, and Aubrey Johnson, all of Nebraska; his best friends, Chester Jenkins & Marilyn Kelley of Myrtle Beach, as well as friends and extended family in New Jersey.

Matt's family would like to express their heartfelt thank you to Pastor Danny Banks, and to all who have offered their acts of kindness, words of comfort, visits and prayers during this very difficult time.

A Celebration of Matt’s Life will be held on Friday, October 13, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Myrtle Beach Christian Church, 1226 Burcale Road, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579.

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Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet, (843.651.1440) is assisting the family with the arrangements.