John E. Palumberi, Jr., 83, of Stillwater, Oklahoma went to be with the Lord on June 3, 2021. A rosary will begin at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church with the mass of Christian burial at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at the same location. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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John was born on January 27, 1938 to John and Rose Lanza Palumberi in Manhattan, New York. On September 3, 1993, he was united in marriage to Jacqueline Gilbert in Marietta, Georgia. St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church held his membership.
Although he enjoyed Aeronautical Engineering and studying Nutrition, his greatest enjoyment was spending time with his family.
Preceding him in death were his parents, son James, and his brothers Frank and Jerry.
Survivors include his wife, Jacqueline, of Stillwater; his children Ron (Virginia) Palumberi of Florida, Cathy Kodak of Texas, Tom Palumberi of New York, Brenda (Michael) Solomon of Arizona, Babette Teno of California, and Brian Gilbert of California. He is also survived by his grandchildren: Mark Jr (Sarah) Allen, Michael and Kaylee Solomon Jr., and Josh Solomon all of Arizona, Caitlin Teno of California, and his great-grandchildren, Autumn and Ace Allen of Arizona.
The family extends their appreciation to all who lovingly cared for John.
In honor of John, donations can be made to St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church Bereavement Committee.