Joseph D. Palamitia

joseph  palamitia

February 14, 1960 ~ February 14, 2024

Born in: Rochester, New York
Resided in: Greece , New York

Joseph D. Palamitia

Greece, NY Passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at age 64. Predeceased by his parents, Richard Palamitia and Joanne Widzinski. Survived by his wife, Tammy Palamitia; his daughters, Halli (Marcus) Leibenguth, Heaven Palamitia, and Hanna Palamitia; his son Shayn Palamitia; his grandchildren, Scarlett, Fritz, and Griffin Leibenguth; his sister, Lisa (Mike) Petramalo; nieces, nephews and dear friends.

Family and friends may call Monday (February 19th) 4-7 PM at Vay-Schleich and Meeson, 1075 Long Pond Road. His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday (February 21st) 10 AM at St. Jerome’s Church, 207 Garfield St. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

We love you more. Always and forever. Fly high beautiful angel.


Visitation: February 19, 2024 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Vay-Schleich & Meeson - Greece Chapel
1075 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY 14626

Mass of Christian Burial: February 21, 2024 10:00 am

St. Jerome
207 S. Garfield Street
East Rochester , NY 14445

Burial: February 21, 2024 12:00 pm

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
2461 Lake Avenue
Rochester, NY 14612

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  1. Joey, I’m so sorry you had to leave us so soon.

    I guess “GOD” had better plans for you.

    You will be missed by all those that came to know and love you.

    I’ll never forget the nick name you had for me.

  2. I am so very sad to hear of Joe’s passing. I have fun memories of him from going to High School together. Gone way too soon. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  3. RIP Joey. I love you more. I will miss our talks. My deepest sympathy to Tammy, Halli. Hanna and Lisa🙏🏻💔

  4. So many memories growing up in our little “hood” ………Heaven has gained another Angel

  5. Extending my sincere condolences to his family and friends who are grieving the loss of a husband, father, grandfather and faithful friend. May he rest in peace and may all who are grieving be surrounded by the love and peace of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

  6. Rest easy my friend. Your impact on so many will never be forgotten, as well as the many fond memories I have growing up with you on Palo Alto… RIP Joe 🙏🙏..

  7. One of the great legends of Rush Henrietta football and Roth high school. Gone way before his time. I’m so sorry for your loss Lisa. I will always have fond memories of him. He was always one of the good guys and someone I looked up too. May he find peace.

  8. May you rest in peace Joe. Shared many fond memories of playing ball over the years together. Always admired & looked up to you. Lisa – sorry for your loss.

  9. Tammy, your work family is thinking of you in your hours of need and I pray that Joe’s soul may rest in peace. May God’s love and grace surround you and your family during this sad time. I hope the good memories flood you with light during the hard times.

    Laura Wixson

  10. Lisa & Mike,
    You, Joe, and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May the memories of Joe shared among family and friends help brighten every day forward as you celebrate his life!

  11. Lisa,
    I’m so sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are sent to you as you grieve your loss and celebrate his life. I’m glad I got to know him in High School and witness his talent in every sport he participated in. He was easy to root for. May he Rest in Peace.

  12. Tammy I am so sorry to hear about the loss of husband. There are no words to say how sorry I am. I can’t even imagine. May the happiest thoughts of the past, get thru the sadness of the times ahead. He will always be with you in good times and bad, just in a different way. Love never ends. May peace of God be with you and your family.

  13. My Condolences to the Palamitia Family. I have many fond memories of playing Baseball with Joey on the RH Blues Summer League Team. We had an Excellent Team and Talented Players from Sperry and Roth. I remember his Parents and Sister Lisa at every game. They were always very supportive. Joey was always Smiling and Laughing. He was an Excellent Player who was admired and respected by his Teammates and Opponents. May God Rest His Soul.

    Tom McShea

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