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Lorraine E Palma
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Obituary for Lorraine E Palma

Lorraine E. Palma, age 92, passed away on January 11, 2018 in Weirton, West Virginia.

Lorraine was born on February 22, 1925, to Elide and Marco Brighenti. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Domenic J. Palma; brother Chester Brighenti and her sisters Lillian Marziale, Yole Miceli, Wilma Malinowski and Marie Orwasky.

She graduated from Weir High School in 1942 and married Domenic J. Palma on September 6, 1952. They enjoyed immensely traveling to visit their children and grandchildren in Wheeling, Michigan and Hawaii.

Lorraine enjoyed summer picnics with her sisters and their families and social events with her sorority sisters in Beta Sigma Phi. After raising her children, she became a successful real estate agent until she was 82.

Known for being an excellent cook and hostess, she was considered an angel by many. She will be remembered for her big heart, radiant smile and fun-loving, caring ways. She delighted in giving gifts.

She was the cherished mother of Mark Palma of Weirton; LaVaughn Palma-Davis (Michael) of Brighton, Michigan; and Robert Palma (Kyoko) of Honolulu, Hawaii. Beloved grandmother of Anthony Palma, Missy Yaeger, Erin Davis-Bork, Kenta Palma and Leila Palma and favorite aunt to many nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received on Sunday from 3-7PM at the Greco- Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St., Weirton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM Monday at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Dennis Schuelkens, Jr., will officiate.

Interment will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1299 Pineview Drive # 3, Morgantown, WV 26505 or the American Cancer Society.

Share tributes and memories at www.grecohertnick.com. 304.748.3219


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Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

14

Jan

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Greco Hertnick Funeral Home

3219 Main Street
Weirton, WV 26062

Service

Monday

15

Jan

11:00 AM
Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church

229 California Avenue
Weirton, WV 26062

Cemetery Details

Location

Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens

135 Gilson Ave
Weirton, WV 26062


Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

1299 Pineview Drive #3
Morgantown, WV 26505

American Cancer Society

122 South High Street
Morgantown, WV 26501
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