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Alda (Franco) Palermo

Alda Palermo

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, January 11th, 2013 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Alda (Franco) Palermo, who died on Wednesday evening, January 9th, following a brief illness at Winchester Hospital, Winchester, MA, at 89 years.  Her funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, January 12th at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.), Revere, at 10:30 a.m.  Mrs. Palermo was born & raised in East Boston & educated in East Boston schools.  Mrs. Palermo worked as a candy packer for the former Charlestown Chew Candy Company of Everett for over ten years.  Upon her marriage to Antonio S. Palermo in 1955, she & her husband made their home in Everett, where they remained until moving to West Peabody in 1991.  Mr. Palermo passed on June 20th, 2004.  She is the devoted mother of: Joanne M. Fitzpatrick & her husband Michael J. of Limerick, Maine, Donna M. Milley & her husband George H. of West Peabody, & Stephen Palermo & his wife Justine of Wilmington.  She is the dear sister of Maria Giunta of Everett, Richard Franco & his wife Marguerite of West Peabody, Frederick Franco & his wife Helen of Framingham, & the late John & Ralph Franco.  She is the Cherished Grandmother of Michael J. Muse & his wife Michele of Everett, Erin C. Fitzpatrick of Medford, Sean M. Fitzpatrick of Portland, ME, Ryan G. Milley & Carissa M. Milley both of West Peabody, Samantha A. & Matthew S. Palermo both of Wilmington.  She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews.  Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: Winchester Hospital, ATTN: C-3, 611 Main St., Winchester, MA 01890, or to the: Local Heroes (a special Veterans organization), P.O. Box 536, Wilmington, MA 01887.

Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, January 11th, 2013 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral

Saturday, January 12th, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere.

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: Winchester Hospital, ATTN: C-3, 611 Main St., Winchester, MA 01890, or to the: Local Heroes (a special Veterans organization), P.O. Box 536, Wilmington, MA 01887.

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  1. Gerald J. LaPointe
    Jan 11 2013

    Justine, Stephen, Samantha, and Matthew,

    I am so very sorry to know about the loss of your mother and your grandmother. To Sephen and Justine I would say that our mothers are our greatest champions and to lose them is very, very difficult, regardless of age or circumstance. To Samantha and Matthew please know that I understand your loss. Our grandmothers hold very special places in our hearts but the memories of her will always be with you. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this difficult time. Always, Jerry LaPointe

  2. Gerald J. LaPointe
    Jan 11 2013

    I am so very sorry to know about Stephen’s mother. Our mothers are our greatest champions in all situations and to lose them is very, very difficult, regardless of age or circumstance. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you.

  3. The Oreto's
    Jan 11 2013

    Joanne and Family, we are so very sorry for your loss. We are blessed to have known her, and spent time with her and your family. May you find peace and comfort in your hearts… Love you xoxo

  4. Maureen Franco
    Jan 10 2013

    Auntie Alda always had a special place in my heart and was so full of life. Her smile would light up a room. We will miss her dearly.

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