Rev. Father Robert "Bob" G. Galinac, 78, of Beaufort, SC, died Friday, April 30, 2021 at Carter May Home in Charleston, SC.\nFr. Robert was born on July 4, 1942 in Harrisburg, PA. He entered the Franciscan Order in 1959 at Lake Geneva, WI. He completed his studies at West Chicago, IL where on Dec 22, 1969 he became a priest. After his ordination he was sent to St. Francis Friary in Gulf Breeze, FL where he assisted in the pastoral duties at the nearby Air Force Bases. In 1971 he was assigned as assistant pastor at St. Anthony's Parish in Sharon, PA. That same year he went to Wheaton, IL, where he taught at St. Francis High School.\nIn 1974 he was assigned to Our Lady of Peace Friary in Beaver Falls, PA, where he again taught at Quigley High School until 1978. He was so loved that the school named the award after him: "Fr. Galinac's award for Catholic service and Ministry".\nHe then served as assistant pastor of Sacred Heart in Milwaukee, WI (1986-1987). He then was assigned as pastor at St. Anthony's in Sharon (1987-1989), Holy Trinity in Ambridge (1989-1994) and St. Joseph's in Bethlehem (1994-1997). For 2 years he was in chaplaincy work at St. Francis Hospital in Greenville, SC (1997-1998). He served as pastor at St. Augustine's in West Allis from 1999-2000. He served at Franciscan Custodial Board as counselor (1985-1988). From 2002 to 2007, he served as assistant pastor at St. Joseph parish in St. Louis. Then he moved to South Carolina where he worked as chaplain for US Marines at Marine Corps Air Station in Beaufort, SC. At the time he stayed at St. Peter's church serving the community he loved very much. \nFr. Galinac will be buried at Holy Sepulchre cemetery in Chicago among his Croatian Franciscan brothers.\nA Vigil will be held on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 5:00pm at St. Peter's Catholic Church with a Rosary to follow at 6:30pm.\nFuneral Mass will be held on Friday, May 7, 2021 at 11:00 in St. Peter's Catholic Church.