In Remembrance of Michael Joseph Palmasani
Michael Joseph PalmasaniPittston, PA April 27, 1951 ~ September 1, 2012 Date of Service: September 5, 2012
Michael Joseph Palmasani, 61, Pittston, a former resident of South Scranton, passed into eternal rest and peace on Saturday. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Millie Milazzo Palmasani.
Born in Scranton, son of Frank Palmasani and the late Laura Modeste Palmasani. Michael was a loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle, grandfather and friend who will be missed tremendously by everyone who knew him. He graduated from Scranton Central High School in 1969, and received a B.S. in marketing and finance in 1973, and an M.B.A. in 1975 from The University of Scranton. He was co-owner of Custom Trim, Pittston for the past 35 years. He earned his Eagle Scout medal at the age of 13, and was a member of The University’s ROTC program while studying there. He was a wonderful father who coached the Jenkins Township Softball team and was scorekeeper for St. Mary’s Basketball, on teams which his daughter played. He was a member of St. Maria Goretti Parish, Laflin. He enjoyed golfing with family and friends and was an avid New York Yankee fan.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Ariane and Kevin Conaboy, and his grandchildren, Clare and Kevin, Jr., whom he loved deeply. Also surviving are his brother Gary, and sister-in-law Rosanna; brother Frank; sister and brother-in-law, Josie and Frank Dominick, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
The funeral will be Wednesday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 East Drinker Street, Dunmore, with Mass of Christian burial at noon in St. Maria Goretti Church, Laflin. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 4-7pm. All those attending the funeral mass are asked to directly to the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to the American Heart Association or donor’s choice of charity.