Norman B. Palazini, 86, of Cranston, passed away peacefully Thursday, December 29, 2022, at HopeHealth Hospice Center. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Henry and Cesira (Canestrari) Palazini. He was the beloved husband of Mary Ann (Gaulin) Palazini for 61 years.
He was a computer operator for the Government Army Research and Development Lab in Natick, MA before retiring. Norman enjoyed gardening, cooking, stained glass and spending time with his grandchildren and grand-puppies.
Norman is survived by his children, Brian (Nancy Slowe), David (Jill Rasmussen), Donald (Julie Stearns) and Dr. Angela Palazini, his grandchildren Christopher (Haley), Matthew, Captain Joseph (Bailey), Anthony, the late Danielle and Justina Palazini. He is also survived by his great grandchildren Nolan and Wesley Palazini. Norman is also survived by his siblings Judy Langlois (the late Charles), the late Larry (Helene) and the late Kenneth Palazini. Norman leaves behind several cousins, nieces, and nephews.
The Palazini family would like to thank the staff at St. Elizabeth’s Home Care Division with special thanks to Garth (CNA) and Beth (PT).
His funeral will begin, Wednesday, January 4 at 8:45 AM from the “WOODLAWN” Funeral Home, 600 Pontiac Ave., Cranston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in Holy Apostles Church, 800 Pippin Orchard Rd, Cranston. Burial will follow at St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. VISITATION Tuesday 4:00-7:00 PM in the Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Norman’s memory may be made to, HopeHealth Hospice and Palliative Care, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904 or to St. Elizabeth’s Home Care Division, 2364 Post Road Ste. 100 Warwick, RI 02886.
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