NILES - Carmen Palumbo, 67, passed away peacefully at 5:55 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at the Autumn Hills Nursing Home following a long illness.
He was born Jan. 24, 1946, in Youngstown, the son of Carmen and Josephine Centanfonti Palumbo.
A 1964 graduate of Youngstown East High School, he was a heater helper for 18 years at Youngstown Sheet and Tube, Campbell Coke Plant. He retired in March of 2012 after 25 years as a process server for the Trumbull County Child Support Enforcement Agency.
He was an avid Cleveland Indians, Browns, Notre Dame and Niles McKinley High School football fan.
Carmen is survived by his wife, Elaine Rounds Palumbo, whom he married on Aug. 30, 1975; two sons, Michael (Kim) Palumbo of Niles and Rich (Stephanie) Palumbo of Niles; four grandchildren, Miranda Timko, Anthony Palumbo, Lexie Palumbo and Nicholas Palumbo; sister, Patricia Jackintell of Struthers; and a brother, Achilles Palumbo of Baltimore.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Annette Pacalo.
Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home. The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. The Rev. Thomas Kraszewski will officiate.
Burial will be in Niles City Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland, OH 44514.
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