Michael  Palumbo
Michael Palumbo

August 9, 1922 - May 23, 2017
Born in Newark, NJ
Resided in Clark, NJ


"It's nice to be nice"

Michael Palumbo, 94, of Clark, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral from the Walter Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Rd., Clark, on Saturday, May 27 at 8:45 am, thence to St. Agnes RC Church, Clark, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 9:45 am. Entombment will follow in Hollywood Memorial Park, Union. Visiting hours will be on Thursday and Friday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 pm.

Mr. Palumbo was born in Newark to Pasquale and Angelina (Pentimone) Palumbo. He lived in Newark prior to moving to Clark 56 years ago. He was a founding family member of the Gran Centurions of Clark. He was a lifelong season ticket holder of his beloved NY Giants. During his life he attended 15 Superbowls.

Mr. Palumbo began his career as a General Manager of Carey Chevrolet of Union City, then as General Manager of DeAngelis Cadillac of New Brunswick. He retired as General Manager from the family owned business, Brothers Chevrolet of South Orange.

Mr. Palumbo was predeceased by his beloved wife of 65 years, Jean (Mangiavillano) Palumbo on March 31, 2017 and his brothers, Dr. P.M. Palumbo, Robert Palumbo and Nicola Palumbo. He is survived by his devoted children, Angela R. Caputo and her husband Gary and Dr. Pat Palumbo and his wife Dr. Christi Calvert-Palumbo and his cherished grandchildren, Krystal Caputo, Dustin Caputo and Natalie Breault and her husband Michael and his brothers and sister, Leonard Palumbo, Dr. Vincent Palumbo, Hon. Richard Palumbo, Salvatore Palumbo and Marie Lovelace.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his memory to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.




Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Thursday, May 25, 2017
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Friday, May 26, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. Agnes RC Church
332 Madison Hill Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Saturday, May 27, 2017
9:45 AM
Hollywood Memorial Park
1500 Stuyvesant Avenue
Union, NJ US 07083
Saturday, May 27, 2017
11:15 AM

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