George Palermo, 92, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 16, 2021.
A lifelong Hoboken resident, George graduated from Demarest High School in 1945. His love of baseball during high school brought great success including winning the County Championship as baseball team captain, being named to All-County and All State teams, and being inducted into the Demarest/Hoboken High School Hall of Fame; he even spent time playing professionally in the Minor Leagues. George proudly served in the Army in the Korean War, earning the Combat Infantry badge and a Bronze Star. After his service, George became a business owner running The Chatterbox and Sullivan’s Tavern.
George was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Elizabeth (nee DeMarco) and his daughter, Maria Quaglieri.
George is survived by his wife Theodora, his children including, Cora Jines (Sean) and George Palermo, his son-in-law, Joseph Quaglieri, his siblings including Joseph (Philamena), Irene (William Hennelly), and Helene Mastrogiovanni, as well as his grandchildren, Alex Gottlieb, Maddy Connolly (Ryan), Edward Siedlick, and George Palermo III.
A Funeral Mass will be offered on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 10:00 AM at St. Ann Catholic Church in Hoboken (Corner of Seventh and Jefferson Streets). Social distancing and masks will be required.