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Joseph A. Palermo

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday, June 3rd, 2012 from 3 – 6 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Joseph A. Palermo, who died on Wednesday, May 30th at Wingate of Reading, following a brief illness, at 94 years.  A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Monday, June 4th 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.  Born & raised in Revere, he was a life-long resident and a 1935 alumnus of Revere High School.  In March of 1941, he entered the service of the United States Army & served until September of 1944.  He is a decorated World War II Army Veteran.  He is the recipient of an “Official Commendation for meritorious conduct,” during the Battle of Guadalcanal, presented to him on January 12, 1943.  He retired in 1982, as a Mechanical Engineer for Donnelly Manufacturing Corporation of Waltham, after 35 years of service.  He is the beloved husband of 68 years to Elsie A. (Pasquale), & the Devoted father of: Paul A. Palermo & his wife Tina of Tewksbury, Jay Marie Palermo & her husband James Barton of Salem, & Edward J. Palermo & his wife Linda of Wilmington.  He is also lovingly survived by 7 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, & many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, & grand-nephews.  He was the Brother of the late, John & Patrick Palermo & Josephine DiFabio.  Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Revere Society for Cultural & Historic Preservation, 108 Beach St., Revere, MA 02151.  Both Mr. Palermo & his wife, Elsie, were founding members of the Revere Society for Cultural & Historic Preservation & remained active until 2010.

Services

Visiting Hours

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012 from 3 – 6 p.m. in the funeral home.

Funeral Mass

Monday, June 4th, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere.

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Revere Society for Cultural & Historic Preservation, 108 Beach St., Revere, MA 02151. 

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  1. Pete, Maggie, Randon and Niki Barton
    Jun 2 2012

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Palermo family during this very difficult time.

  2. Lynne & Rick Barton
    Jun 2 2012

    Our condolences to the Palermo families. When the Lord calls our loved ones home, he leaves a gift of memories in exchange. May these happy memories live in your hearts for always.

  3. JohnJ Palermo
    Jun 2 2012

    Our condolences to Elsie and the Family

  4. JohnJ Palermo
    Jun 2 2012

    Our condolences to Elsie and the Family.
    Joe was the oldest of our generation,he will be missed.
    John and Beverly Palermo, Tucson AZ.

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