Obituary

Henry A. Palumbo
Henry A. Palumbo

March 4, 1932 - October 14, 2018
Born in Queens, NY
Resided in Colonia, NJ
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home

Obituary

Henry A. Palumbo, 86, of Colonia, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, October 14, 2018 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, October 20 at 8:00 am, thence to St. John Vianney RC Church, Colonia, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 9:00 am. Interment will follow in St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia. Visiting hours will be on Friday, from 4- 8 pm.

Mr. Palumbo was born in Corona, Queens, NY to Joseph and Nancy Palumbo. He proudly served his country as a Corporal in the Army 3rd Infantry Division during the Korean War and was the recipient of a Bronze Service Star. He lived in Union, prior to moving to Colonia 56 years ago.

Mr. Palumbo and his brother Arthur were the Owners of Corona Construction Company of Colonia for 55 years, retiring in 2007. He was a member of the VFW Post 6061 and the Springwood Swim Club both in Colonia. He was a Eucharistic Minister at St. John Vianney Church. He enjoyed playing baseball, softball, skiing and spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren. He was also a lifelong Yankee fan and a Penn State Football fan.

Mr. Palumbo was predeceased by his beloved wife, Marie (Senatore) Palumbo; his twin brother, Arthur Palumbo, brother Anthony Palumbo, and sister, Louise Benigno. He is survived by his devoted sons and daughters-in-laws, Michael C. and Tracy Palumbo, Joseph S. and Susan Palumbo and John Henry and Beth Palumbo; his cherished grandchildren, Christopher, Amanda, Madison, Drew, Victoria, Annabelle and Lauren and his brother, Rudy Palumbo.


In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his memory to St. John Vianney School, 420 Inman Ave., Colonia, NJ 07067 or the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 785817, Topeka, KS 66675.

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Services

Visitation
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Friday, October 19, 2018
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. John Vianney RC Church
420 Inman Avenue
Colonia, NJ US 07067
Saturday, October 20, 2018
9:00 AM
Interment
St. Gertrude Cemetery
53 Inman Ave
Colonia, NJ US 07067
Saturday, October 20, 2018
10:00 AM

Charities

St. John Vianney School
420 Inman Avenue
Colonia, NJ 07067
Wounded Warrior Project
P.O. Box 785817
Topeka, KS 66675

 


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