JoAnn S. Palfi
JoAnn S. Palfi

June 5, 1943 - September 9, 2017
Born in Wilkes Barre, PA
Resided in Hyde Park, NY


JoAnn S. Palfi, 74, an area resident for over 20 years, died on Saturday, September 9, 2017, at Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie.

Born June 5, 1943 in Wilkes Barre, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine (Fronzoni) Sitar. JoAnn graduated from Woodbridge High School in Woodbridge, NJ in 1960.

She worked as an accountant at Purolator Products in both Rahway, NJ and Tulsa, OK for over 25 years.

She was very artistic and made soft sculpture crafts when she lived in Tulsa.

Her long-time companion, Robert Marks, survives at home.

JoAnn is also survived by her son, Robert J. Palfi, of Colonia, NJ; brother, Joseph Sitar of Iselin, NJ; two granddaughters: Amber Palfi of Nevada and Jessica David of New Jersey; and one nephew, Michael Oldenboom, and his wife, Lauren, of Asbury Park, NJ.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by one sister, Margaret Harrison.

Calling hours will be from 4-7pm on Friday, September 15th at Sweet’s Funeral Home, Route 9, Hyde Park.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11am on Saturday, September 16th at Regina Coeli Church, Route 9, Hyde Park. Fr. Michael Morris will be officiating.

Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

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Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.
4365 Albany Post Rd
Hyde Park, NY 12538
Friday, September 15, 2017
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mass of Christian Burial
Regina Coeli Church
2 Harvey Street
Hyde Park, NY 12538
Saturday, September 16, 2017
11:00 AM