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Angela M. (Gentile) Palermo

November 4, 1923 ~ February 28, 2022 (age 98)

Obituary

OXFORD – Angela M. (Gentile) Palermo, 98, died peacefully on Monday, February 28, 2022.  She was predeceased by her husband of 61 years, Vincent R. Palermo who died in 2006.  She is survived by five children, Linda L. LaFleche of Oxford, John P. Palermo and his wife Patrice of Oxford, Anne Marie Palermo of Oxford, James P. Palermo and his wife Maureen of West Palm Beach, FL, and Michael P. Palermo and his wife Martha of Grafton; her daughter-in-law, Debbie Palermo of Leawood, KS; her brother, Francis Gentile of Worcester; her sister-in-law, Amanda Anastasi of Westborough; seven grandchildren, Kristine (LaFleche) DelloStritto and her husband Pete, Jennifer Palermo, Jonna Palermo, Michael James Palermo and his wife Kathryn, Jay Palermo, Micaela (Palermo) Burch and her husband Matt, and Ethan Palermo; two great-grandchildren, Michael and Mia DelloStritto; and many nephews and nieces.  She was predeceased by a son, Stephen Palermo who died in 2017; a son-in-law, Ken LaFleche who died in 2019; a sister, Rose O’Malley; three brothers, Nicholas Gentile, Michael Gentile, and Carl Gentile; and a granddaughter, Amy LaFleche.  She was born in Worcester, daughter of the late Pasquale and Mary (Campaniello) Gentile, and lived in Worcester before moving to Oxford in 1957.  She graduated from Commerce High School in Worcester.

Mrs. Palermo was a member of St. Roch’s Church in Oxford.  She was a member of the Oxford Woman’s Club and the Oxford Garden Club.  She also belonged to the Sacarrappa Tennis Club, the Tuesday Club, and the Rosary Sodality.  Her greatest joys in life were cooking and caring for her family.

A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 3, 2022, at St. Roch’s Church, 332 Main St., Oxford.  Burial will follow at North Cemetery in Oxford.  Calling hours are Thursday from 8:30-10:00 a.m. at Paradis-Givner Funeral Home, 357 Main St., Oxford, prior to the Mass.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Oxford Woman’s Club Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 701, North Oxford, MA 01537.

 


Services

Calling Hours
Thursday
March 3, 2022

8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Paradis-Givner Funeral Home
357 Main Street
Oxford, MA 01540

Funeral Mass
Thursday
March 3, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Roch's Church
332 Main Street
Oxford, MA 01540

Burial

North Cemetery, Oxford

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