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Michael J. Palumbo, a retired plasterer, died Thursday (Aug. 20, 1998) in Northgate Manor Nursing Home, Wheatfield. He was 90.

A former Willow Avenue resident, Palumbo was born in Buffalo. He moved to Niagara Falls with his family as a child. He attended local schools.

He served in the U.S. Army Air Forces in the radio corps during World War II, from 1942 to 1946.

He worked as a plasterer out of the Plasterers and Cement Masons Local 111.

In addition to the union, he was a member of St. Joseph's Church and was a lifetime member of the Elks Lodge 346.

Palumbo was an avid golfer and had enjoyed spending time with his family at their cottage in Canada.

His wife, the former Jennie Morello, died in 1989.

Survivors include a son, Vito of North Tonawanda; a daughter, Ruby Catherine of the Town of Niagara; three brothers, Paul of North Tonawanda, Angelo and Anthony; and two grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph's Church, 1413 Pine Ave., following services at 10 in M.J. Colucci and Son Funeral Chapel, 468 19th St. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.


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