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John Joseph Palitto

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John Joseph Palitto Obituary
John Joseph Palitto

AGE: 74 • Wall Township

John Joseph Palitto 74, of Wall, NJ died Monday, July 31, 2017 at Ocean Medical Center, Brick. Born in Newark, John grew up in Roselle Park, NJ and lived in Holmdel before moving to Wall 5 1/2 years ago. A graduate of Seton Hall University, John owned Palitto Insurance Agency for 40 years. John was very involved in Roselle Park most of his life, , active in the Church of the Assumption, coaching youth sports , active in local politics, and was also a Borough Councilman. In his later years, John enjoyed traveling with his partner Karen, and spending time with his family, especially his children and grandchildren. John was predeceased by his parents, Sylvester and Jennie Palitto, his mother Frances Palitto and his wife; Catherine (Molly)Malone Palitto.

Surviving are his partner; Karen O. Meister of Manasquan, 2 sons; John J. Palitto Jr. of Cherry Hill, NJ, James Palitto and his wife Julie of Lopatcong, NJ, 5 siblings; Rachael Callanan and her husband Michael, Anthony Palitto and his wife Linda, Joseph Palitto and his wife Connie, Matthew "Matty" LePore and his wife Louise, Ross Palitto and his wife Carolyn and 3 grandchildren; Rachel, John III and Jay. He also leaves numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial Visitation will be Sunday, August 6, 2017 from 1-5 PM at the O'Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Hwy 35 at New Bedford Rd., Wall NJ 07719 Committal will be private.

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In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his name to , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Aug. 3, 2017
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