Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Give em hell, Harry

An actual obituary from Fredericksburg, Virginia, where friends and family are mourning the loss of Harry E. Palm, Sr. Flowers gratefully declined. Instead, the family is requesting donations be made to the American Council of the Blind. The eulogy will be performed by the Reverend Ben Dover...

Harry E. Palm Sr.

Retired U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Harry Edward Palm Sr., 86, died Monday, May 9, 2011, at Stafford Hospital.

Survivors include his sons, retired U.S. Navy Capt. Harry E. Palm Jr. and his wife, Isabella, Nicholas Palm and his wife, Pam, and Mark Palm and his wife, Dorothy; his daughters, Mary Palm Morgan and her partner, Beth Fitton, and Monica Williams and her husband, Keith; his brother-in-law, Jacek Skryzalin and his wife, Kathy; 17 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Palm.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at Covenant Funeral Service, Stafford, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. A funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 13, at St. William of York Catholic Church, with the Rev. Geronimo A. Magat officiating. Interment will be held at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery.

Memorials may be made in his name to the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank, Box 1006, Fredericksburg, Va. 22402.

Online guest book is at - Harry E. Palm Sr.

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