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Samuel J. Palmer Jr.

1927 - 2010 Obituary Condolences
Samuel  J. Palmer Jr. Obituary
April 27, 1927 - August 23, 2010
Sam Palmer passed away on August 23, 2010. He was born in San Pedro, CA to Samuel and Minnie Palmer on April 27, 1927. He attended school locally, ending at El Camino College. Sam worked 36 years for Pacific Bell and AT&T, retiring in 1988 as a national account manager. During his life in San Pedro, Sam was extensively involved with Mary Star of the Sea Parish, serving as fiesta chairman for twenty consecutive years. He held high level positions in the Knights of Columbus, Rancho San Antonio Boys Town, Catholic charities and many other community groups. Sam is survived by his five children, Cathy Figuerres, Mary Pat, Denise, Maureen and Michael; seven grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren. A vigil service will be held on Monday, August 30, 2010, 7:00 p.m. at McNerney's Mortuary Chapel. A funeral Mass will be offered on Tuesday, August 31, 2010, 10:30 a.m. at Mary Star of the Sea Church, followed by interment at Green Hills Memorial Park. Visitation will be on Monday, 3-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Mary Star High School Building Fund, 870 W. 8th Street, San Pedro. You are welcomed to leave the family a message or share memories at www.mcnerneysmortuary.com. Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on Aug. 27, 2010
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