2010-12-23 / Obituaries


Joseph J. Palumbo, age 58, of Patterson, formerly of Carmel, died at home on Thursday, December 9, 2010.

Mr. Palumbo was born on April 3, 1952 in Brooklyn, NY, to Catherine Norton Noonan of Lakewood, NJ, and the late Anthony Palumbo. A 1968 graduate of Carmel High School, Mr. Palumbo went on to serve in the Army from 1970-1971.

Mr. Palumbo was a driver for the Putnam County Highway Department out of the Patterson garage for 34 years, retiring in June of 2007.

Mr. Palumbo was an avid bowler and Yankees fan. Joe loved his family and enjoyed sharing time with his many nieces and nephews at family reunions. He will be missed by everyone who knew him.

Mr. Palumbo is survived by his daughter, Samantha A. Palumbo of Holmes, NY; two sisters, Katherine Noren and her husband Walter of Toms River, NJ; and Margaret Horkan of Jacksonville, FL; a brother, Anthony Palumbo of Golden, CO; his former wife Elizabeth Reynolds Palumbo of Holmes, NY. Also several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a sister Cecilia Gillen.

A memorial service will be held in the springtime. A private cremation was held earlier.

Beecher Funeral Home, Brewster, NY will be assisting with the funeral arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in Joseph’s memory to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 608, Carmel, NY 10512

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