Raymond Palazzo

Raymond Palazzo

1933 - 2022

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Obituary of Raymond Palazzo

South Plainfield – Raymond Palazzo, 88, passed away Monday morning, February 28, 2022.

 

Born in Newark, Ray resided in South Orange before settling to South Plainfield 66 years ago. Initially a tool and die maker, Ray loved music.  He was the owner and operator of the South Plainfield Music Center and was a member of the musician union.  A musician and band leader, Ray also coached his sons with the Pop Warner Football for many years.

 

Best known as Pop – Pop, Ray’s passion was his grandchildren; he enjoyed sharing his love of music with them.  He also enjoyed being in his garden and spending time with his wife of 66 years, Maryann.

 

Surviving are his wife, Maryann Palazzo; three children, Patricia Sims, Joseph Palazzo and wife Bonnie and Raymond Palazzo.  He will also be missed by his four grandchildren, Kristina Marie, Alexandra Rae, Daniel Francis and Joseph Raymond.

 

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2022 at 10AM in the McCriskin – Gustafson Home For Funerals, 2425 Plainfield Avenue South Plainfield NJ 07080.  Burial will follow in St. Gertrude’s Cemetery, Colonia.

 

Family and friend may gather in the funeral home on Wednesday from 6-9PM.

Thursday
3
February

Burial

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday, February 3, 2022
St. Gertrude Cemetery
53 Inman Avenue
Colonia, New Jersey, United States
732-388-0311
Wednesday
2
March

Visitation

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday, March 2, 2022
McCriskin – Gustafson Home For Funerals
2425 Plainfield Avenue
South Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
908-561-8000
Thursday
3
March

Funeral Service

10:00 am - 10:30 am
Thursday, March 3, 2022
McCriskin – Gustafson Home For Funerals
2425 Plainfield Avenue
South Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
908-561-8000