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Donald "Lenny" Palma

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Donald "Lenny" Palma
of Concord, self-employed Carpenter, 88

CONCORD -- Donald L. "Lenny" Palma, 88, a lifelong Concord resident, died Sunday, June 8, 2014 at his Concord home. He was the beloved husband of the late Mary (Donato) Palma.

Born in Concord on May 17, 1926, he was the son of the late Frank and Caroline (Lamberti) Palma. He attended Concord public schools.

During World War II, he served in the Army of the United States as a Private First Class in the Pacific Theatre of Operations in the Philippines and Korea.

For many years, prior to his retirement, Mr. Palma was self-employed as a carpenter.

A lifelong Concord resident, he was a life member of the Concord Rod and Gun Club, enjoyed his winters in Florida and visits to Foxwoods. An avid gardener, he enjoyed sharing his fruits and vegetables with family and friends, and was especially proud of his grandchildren and his three dogs, Cam, Cooper and Cody.

Survivors include two sons, Donald L. Palma Jr., John Palma and his wife Cindy, and one daughter, Caroline Palma, all of Concord, three grandchildren, Donald L. Palma III, Jeffrey Palma and Julie Palma, all of Concord, one sister, Lena Tiano of Concord, one brother, John Palma of Concord and many nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Salvatore Palma, Margie Massarelli and Trina Pazericky.

PALMA -- of Concord, Donald "Lenny" Palma, age 88, died June 8, 2014 in Concord. Funeral Thursday June 12th from the Dee Funeral Home, 27 Bedford Street, CONCORD CENTER at 9 AM followed by a funeral Mass in Holy Family Parish, Monument Square, Concord at 10 AM. Interment St. Bernard's Cemetery, Concord. Visiting hours Wednesday, June 11th at the Dee Funeral Home from 4 to 8 pm. Contributions in his memory may be made to Emerson Hospital Healthcare Foundation, 133 ORNAC, Concord, MA. Army Veteran, WW II. For obituary and guest book visit www.deefuneralhome.com. Arrangements under the care of Susan M. Dee and Charles W. Dee, Jr., Dee Funeral Home of Concord.
Published in Lowell Sun on June 10, 2014
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