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Robert A. Palmieri

April 8, 1930 May 8, 2019
Robert A. Palmieri
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Obituary for Robert A. Palmieri

Peoria- Robert A. Palmieri, 89, passed away at 10:45 PM Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Hallmark House Nursing Home in Pekin, IL.

Born April 8, 1930 in Naples, Italy., a son of Giuseppe and Ercilia Palmieri. He married Clara Palanza on October 31st, 1959.

Robert is survived by his two sons; Mario of Pekin, IL and Gerard of Leawood, KS, his daughter; Rosanna of Peoria, IL, his sister in law; Philomena Palanza of Peoria, IL, 6 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren. His… parents and wife preceded him in death.

In his spare time, Robert loved cooking, gardening and spending time with family, and was a devout catholic, being a parishioner of St. Marks Parish for 52 years. Robert worked in the display department at Szold’s department store for 20 years and as a Custodian at Illinois Central College for 19 years. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, who will be truly missed.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2019 between the hours of 5:00 PM till 7:00 PM at Wright & Salmon Funeral Home with a recitation of the rosary at 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, May 17, 2019 at 10:30 AM at St. Mark Catholic Church with an additional visitation 30 minutes prior to mass. Msgr. Brian Brownsey will officiate and burial will follow in Resurrection Mausoleum.

Memorials, in Robert’s name, may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Mark Catholic Church.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

16

May

5:00 PM 5/16/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/16/2019 7:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Visitation

Friday

17

May

10:00 AM 5/17/2019 10:00:00 AM - 10:30 AM 5/17/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Mark Catholic Church

1113 W Bradley Ave
Peoria, IL 61606

St. Mark Catholic Church
1113 W Bradley Ave Peoria 61606 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Friday

17

May

10:30 AM 5/17/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Mark Catholic Church

1113 W Bradley Ave
Peoria, IL 61606

St. Mark Catholic Church
1113 W Bradley Ave Peoria 61606 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States
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