THOMAS L. PALUMBO, SR. age 91, beloved husband of the late Mary (nee Hoag); loving father of Mike, Patricia Ranells (husband Robert), Laura Znidarsic (husband Stan), Thomas L. Jr. (wife Darlene), Robert, Tina Palumbo (Tom Barracato), and Susan Ginn (husband Glenn); devoted grandfather of 14 and great-grandfather of 23; cherished son of the late Michael and Rachel (nee Mastrangelo); dearest brother of Dolores Dalessio and the late Mary Parziale and Angie Gianfangia; dear uncle and great-uncle of many.
Tom was born on August 23, 1927 in Cleveland and passed away on March 14, 2019. He was a resident of Euclid for 10 years, formerly of Florida. Tom was a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. He grew up in Collinwood and attended Collinwood High School. Tom was a WWII U.S. Navy Veteran and a member of Union Local #18. He worked in construction as an operating engineer. Tom loved golf, gardening and was an avid Indians and Browns fan. He will be remembered most as a hardworking, funny and witty man. A devoted husband and father, Tom loved his family. He enjoyed the Holidays, especially Christmas Eve. Tom will be dearly missed.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Tom to Grace Hospice 7314 Industrial Park Blvd., Mentor, OH 44060 or Geauga Assisted Living 16065 G.A.R. Highway, Montville, OH 44064.
Prayers of Christian Burial Monday, March 18, 2019 at 1 PM at THE FUNERAL HOME. Burial following with Military Honors at All Souls Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Tom at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF WILLOUGHBY HILLS, 28890 CHARDON ROAD (between Bishop Rd. and Rt. 91) MONDAY 12 Noon-1 PM.
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