July 2, 2018
Communications Staff
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Joseph N. Palmieri, emeritus professor of physics, died Thursday, June 21, 2018. He was 85 years old.

Palmieri was born in Providence, Rhode Island on August 24, 1932, where he attended Classical High School, followed by Brown University. He later earned a PhD in physics at Harvard University. Palmieri taught physics at Oberlin College from 1961 to 2001.

Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, July 6, 2018, at Dicken Funeral & Cremation Service, 323 Middle Avenue., Elyria. A funeral mass will held be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 410 West Lorain Street., Oberlin. Burial will follow at Westwood Cemetery in Oberlin.

Memorial gifts may be sent to Sacred Heart Church, 410 West Lorain Street, Oberlin, OH 44074 or to the Kendal at Oberlin Residents' Assistance Fund, 600 Kendal Drive, Oberlin, OH 44074.

Read Palmieri’s obituary in the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram.


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