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Mary Rose Palumbo

01/25/1925 - 05/26/2024
Service Date: 06/26/2024
Service Time: 10:00 am
Service Location: All Saints Catholic Church

Mary Rose Palumbo, 99, passed away peacefully on May 26, 2024, in Mesa, Arizona. She was born to Joseph and Rose Ferrante in Chicago, Illinois in 1925. Mary lived a very happy and active life filled with family, friends, and many activities such as ballroom dancing, cooking, playing cards, and crafts. She was a volunteer activity manager at the Mesa Multigenerational Center for more than 20 years and a Past President of the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary. In 1945, she married her sweetheart, Vito R. Palumbo.  Together they had three children, Adeline Allen (Albert deceased), Frank Palumbo, and Joseph Palumbo (Mary Agnes). Mary loved, and is survived by her three children, four grandchildren; Anthony Palumbo (Jessica), Michael Palumbo (Amanda), Jourdan Palumbo, and Michaela Palumbo, and two great grandchildren; Alyssa Palumbo and Joseph Palumbo. She is also survived by her sister, Florence Mellone (Antonio), and many nieces and nephews. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Vito, grandson Vincent Allen, grandson Baby Vito Allen, great-granddaughter, Baby Kaitlyn Rose Palumbo, her parents Joseph and Rose Ferrante, four sisters; Josephine Forte (Jack), Jennie Ferrante, Antoinette Bustos (Bennie), Dominica “Mamie” DiLello (Patrick), and one brother Anthony Ferrante (Joan). 

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, 10 a.m., at All Saints Catholic Church, 1534 North Recker Road, Mesa, AZ 85205. In lieu of flowers, donations to All Saints Catholic Church are suggested. 



Arrangements by Bunker’s Garden Chapel, www.bunkerfuneral.com. Should this obituary appear anywhere but bunkerfuneral.com, please check our website for accurate details and service information.


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