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Obituaries

Welcome to our Obituaries where you can discover what community members have passed and who in your neighborhood could use spiritual and moral support in their time of loss.

Jun 20 - Mr. Gabriel A. Palma “Gabe”, age 85, of Lyons died Wednesday morning June 19, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his loved ones.

Mr. Palma was a native of New Jersey and had lived in Lyons since 1987. He was a retired banker and a veteran of the United States Army.  He was an avid coin collector and loved to fish and hunt; but his favorite hobby was crabbing at Edisto Beach S.C.  He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Vidalia and recently attended St. Christopher Catholic Church of Claxton.

Mr. Palma is preceded in death by his parents, Anthony and Helen Palma; his brother, Anthony Palma Jr.; and his sister, Patsy Ferrentino.

Gabe is survived by his wife of 65 years, Marlene Palma of Lyons; his son, Reverend Mike Palma (Cindy) of Lyons; his daughter, LeeAnn Palma of Lyons; two brothers, Louis Palma of New Jersey and William Palma (Pam) of Deleware; three grandchildren, Michael Palma (Courtney) of Glenwood, Matthew Stephen Palma (Hannah) of Tarrytown, and Melissa Palma McDuffie (Luke) of Vidalia; and ten great-grandchildren, Haley, Carlie, Nora Grace, Marley, Hunter, Holden, Mattie Grace, Emma, Delaney, and one on the way, Emorie.

The Funeral Mass for Mr. Gabe Palma will be held Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM at  Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Ben Dallas officiating.  The US Army will provide Military Honors at the Church. The family will receive friends for visitation Friday evening at Stewart-Rosier Funeral Service Lyons Chapel from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

Stewart-Rosier Funeral Service Lyons Chapel is in charge of funeral arrangements in Lyons.

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