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LeRoy Palmer Jr.


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LeRoy G. Palmer Jr.

1936 - 2016 TYRINGHAM LeRoy G. Palmer Jr., 79, of McDarby Road died Monday at the Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield. He was born in Pittsfield on June 7, 1936, the son of LeRoy G. and Dominica Koldys Palmer, Sr. He was educated at St. Mary's Parochial School and Lee High School. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1954 until 1957. After the service, he began employment at the former Hurlbut Paper Company in South Lee and retired in 1998 as Supervisor of Maintenance from the then Mead Corporation. LeRoy was a former member of the Greenock Country Club where he played in the Tuesday and Friday night Men's Leagues. He also belonged to the Thursday night pitch league at the Locker Room and where, on the first Saturday of each month, he made golumpkies. He leaves his wife, the former Margaret "Marge" McDarby whom he married September 10, 1971, one son, LeRoy "Butch" Palmer and his wife, Kristen of Tyringham; one daughter, Kelly Palmer and her husband, Mark Kelly of Lee; two brothers: Richard A. Palmer and his wife, Mary of Lee and John B. Palmer and his wife, Diane of Bricktown, NJ; his three grandchildren: Mikayla and Ben Kelly and Kenley Palmer. He was predeceased by his sister, June Dobson. FUNERAL NOTICE: The Funeral for LeRoy Palmer will be held on Friday, February 12th at 9:15a.m. from the Kelly Funeral Home with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10a.m. at St. Mary's Church in Lee, with the Rev. Jack K. Sheaffer, Pastor, officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Visiting hours will be Thursday, February 11th from 4 to 7p.m. at the funeral home. Those wishing may make donations to St. Mary's School in care of the Kelly Funeral Home at 3 Main St. Lee, MA 01238. If you would like to leave a message of condolence or share pictures please visit our web site at : www.kellyfuneralhome.net
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Feb. 10, 2016
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