Obituary: Thomas Palmieri


NAUGATUCK — Thomas Palmieri, 88, passed away on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at Glendale Health Care Center. He was the husband of Margaret (Rotella) Palmieri.

Mr. Palmieri was born on July 15, 1923 in Waterbury a son of the late Frank T. Palmieri and Angelina (Marrafino) Palmieri. He retired from Uniroyal, Inc. where he worked for many years. He was a veteran of WWII having served in the U.S. Army.

He is survived by his daughter, Darlene Hammersley and her husband Clark of Tampa, Fla.; three grandchildren, Thomas Bongo and his wife Sarah, Jonathon Bongo and Cara Bongo. He is also survived by one great-grandson, Alan Lawrence Bongo.

Besides his loving wife he was predeceased by his son Lawrence.

The funeral will be held on Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 9 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 318 Church St., Naugatuck. Burial with full military honors will be in St. James Cemetery. There are no calling hours and the Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave, Naugatuck is in charge of arrangements.

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