Joan H Palmarozza

February 20, 2021


Joan H. Palmarozza, 86, formerly of East Hanover, passed away peacefully on February 20, 2021.  Joan worked as a School Secretary at the Early Childhood Learning Center in Madison for 35 years, before retiring only 4 years ago.  She will be missed by all whom knew her. 

Beloved wife of the late Andrew Palmarozza.  Devoted mother of Cheryl Merolo, her husband Peter, Robert Palmarozza, his wife Susan, and the late Andrew Palmarozza.  Cherished grandmother of John Merolo, Angelique Anest and Christina Pascoe, Miranda Palmarozza and James Palmarozza, Nicole Palmarozza and Robert Palmarozza.  Dear sister of Patricia Fullman and her husband Jack.  Also survived by 5 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, February 23rd, 11am at St. Rose of Lima Church in East Hanover, followed by the burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.  For those not able to attend, the funeral mass will be offered virtually by visiting: and scrolling down to the live mass. 

Flowers will not be accepted; however, donations can be made in Joan’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, see donation box below for details. 


Funeral Mass
February 23, 2021

11:00 AM
St Rose of Lima Church
312 Ridgedale Ave
East Hanover, New Jersey 07936

Virtual Funeral Mass
February 23, 2021

11:00 AM


Gate Of Heaven Cemetery
225 Ridgedale Ave
East Hanover, NJ 07936


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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