Due to the COVID-19 virus, we are taking precautionary measures.

Due to the COVID-19 virus, we are taking precautionary measures.


Frank Palmisano, Sr., 86, of Hoboken, NJ passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.  Frank was born on January 17, 1933 to the late Pietro and Libera Palmisano (nee Vitale).  He was the beloved husband of 64 years to the late Antoinette Palmisano (nee Ferrante). Cherished father of Libera Milito & her husband Salvatore, Rev. Peter J. Palmisano, Phyllis Contarino & her husband Anthony, Michele Fazio & her husband Cataldo, Frank Palmisano, Jr. & his wife Evamarie, and the late Julia Palmisano.  Adored grandfather of Daniel Quintana, the late Leo Milito, Francesca Palmisano and Mia Fazio.  Dear brother of Anna Cappiello, and the late Anthony and Peter Palmisano.  Dear brother-in-law of Christina Ferrante.  Frank is also survived by many cherished nieces, nephews and friends.  Frank was a retired Hoboken Policeman.  His career on the HPD is legendary, having a reputation for being able to enforce the law with an effective, yet compassionate approach.  He was one of the people, and never forgot that fact.  Frank was known by all to be an honest, hard worker, who went above and beyond to help anyone in need. He was a devoted family man, who spent most of his spare time tending to his garden, hunting and fishing.  Frank also looked forward to his weekly card game of Scala Quaranta, which he greatly enjoyed with his life-long buddies.  Visitors will be received Monday, 8/5, from 4-8pm at Our Lady of Mount Virgin Church, 188 MacArthur Avenue, Garfield, NJ; Tuesday, 8/6, from 2-8pm at St. Francis Church, 308 Third Street, Hoboken, NJ.  Catholic Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, 8/7 at 10am at St. Francis Church.  Entombment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Our Lady of Mount Virgin Restoration Fund, 188 MacArthur Avenue, Garfield, NJ  07026.  Arrangements by Failla-McKnight Memorial Home, Hoboken faillamcknight.com., in conjunction with The Aloia Funeral Home, Garfield, NJ.


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In order to comply with the new regulations, we are requesting that all funeral gatherings & visitations do not exceed 10 people.

We encourage friends of the family to visit our obituaries page to send condolences online. Funeral arrangements can be made via telephone and email to limit exposure. Cemeteries are also required to follow health code restrictions concerning attendance at interments and entombments.

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