Passed away after a long illness, on March 29, 2012.
Predeceased by grandson, Johnny Palermo and sister, Augusta LaPorta.
Leaves behind wife, Carol (Cunningham) Palmeri; children, Patti (Dave) Crawford, Joey (Sue) Palmeri of CA, and Karen Schantz (Rick Eder); grandchildren, Jennifer (Aaron) Alma, Ricky Palermo, Haley and David Schantz, Joey and Gino Palmeri; great-grandchildren, Brittani, Brianna, Bailey, and Aaron John "A.J."; brothers, Manny (Augusta), Anthony (Linda), and Frank (Evelyn) Palmeri; several nieces and nephews and cousin Sal (Mary) Rizzo. A hair stylist for over 50 years, Joe was owner/operator of The Hair Stop Beauty Salon in downtown Rochester for over 35 years.
Calling TUESDAY, 4-8 at the Falvo Funeral Home, 1395 N. Goodman St.
Funeral WEDNESDAY, 10 AM from the Funeral Home, and 10:30 at Blessed Kateri in St. Cecelia's Church. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.