Palamone, Lore (nee Leismann), age 84 of Clifton at rest in Denville on November 18, 2019. Beloved wife of 17 years to the late Theodore Palamone (1973). Loving mother of Linda Palamone of New York, NY, Michael Palamone of Wayne and Gary Palamone and his wife Patricia Ryan of Bloomfield. Devoted grandmother of Michele & Ashley Palamone. Dear sister of Dieter Leismann of Germany and Paul Leismann of Killeen, TX. Also survived by many nieces and nephews
Born in Germany, she came to the United States in 1956 and resided in West New York, before moving to Clifton in 1969. She was a School Lunch Service Employee for Paul VI Catholic High School, Clifton for many years before retiring in 1985. Lore was a member of the Montclair Beach Club, Upper Montclair and was an avid traveler & enjoyed Atlantic City. She was a great cook and baker, and she enjoyed tending to her floral garden and loved her home. She had a curiosity about the world and would read about places and then visit them. Her life was full of adversity & hardship during WW II and beyond and she persevered and managed to raise a family. She was a very loyal friend and was a very selfless person & loved and helped her neighbors and friends as well as her family. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the services at the Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Blvd, Totowa, on Friday at 10:00 AM, with cremation to follow at Cedar Lawn Crematory Chapel, Paterson. Friends may visit Thursday 4:00 - 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers donations to the Alzheimer's Association 425 Eagle Rock Avenue, Suite 203, Roseland, NJ 07068 would be appreciated.