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John A. Palladino


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John A. Palladino Obituary
JOHN A. PALLADINO, age 84, passed away at home on May 17, 2015. He was born on July 25, 1930 in Highland, New York and resided in Riverside, CA for 55 years. Prior to Riverside, he lived in New York City, went to college and law school in Cambridge, Massachusetts and grew up in the Bronx, New York. He was an Army Sergeant, from 1952-1954, was awarded a Bronze Star and was in the Army Reserve until 1960. He graduated from Harvard University, class of 1951 and Harvard Law School, class of 1957. He was an attorney at law for over 40 years, mostly in private practice. John helped save the San Gorgonio National Wilderness, including speaking before Congress, in the 1960s and was active in Clean Air Now in the 1970s. He served as the Sierra Club Chapter President, was a member of the Riverside Bar Association and was a member of the Southern California Harvard Club and volunteered as an interviewer/advocate for prospective Harvard University students for the Inland Empire area. John is survived by his wife Judi Palladino; his son Stephen Palladino of Santa Barbara, California; his daughter Karen Palladino Ciccone of Venice, California; his son Kendall Palladino of Danbury, Connecticut; his brother Vinnie Palladino of Yonkers, New York; his sister Diana Ferris of Redhook, New York; and his sister Nancy Palladino of Virginia Beach, Virginia and his 9 grandchildren. The services will be held on Thursday, June 4, 2015 at Acheson and Graham, 7944 Magnolia Ave. Riverside, California 92504. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. followed by a 12:00 p.m. chapel service at Acheson and Graham and burial at 1:45 p.m. at Riverside National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in memory of John Palladino be made to The Sierra Club at Sierra Club memorial gift, 85 Second Street, Second Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, by calling (415) 977-5653 or on-line at http://secure.sierraclub.org/site/ SPageServer?pagename=CommemorativeMemorialGiftInfo or to Feeding America Riverside at 2950 A Jefferson Street, Riverside, California 92504, by calling (951) 359-4757 or on-line at www.feedingamericaie.org


Published in Press-Enterprise on May 22, 2015
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