In memory of
Ernest C. Palmieri
PALMIERI - Ernest C. of Port Jefferson Station on February 9, 2017. Beloved husband of Virginia. Loving father of Valerie, Denise, Sharon & Glenn. Devoted grandfather of Richard, Trevor, Teana, Brittany and Vincent. Caring brother to Patricia and Robert. Ernest, was born on October 20, 1934, the eldest child of Mildred and Patsy Palmieri, former PGA member. He grew up in Elmhurst, Queens, was a choir boy and graduated from Grover Cleveland H.S. He was recruited to pitch for the AAA Minor League of the St. Louis Cardinals; he favored the knuckleball but he had a diverse pitching arsenal. He played 1953-1959 when an injury cut short his career. He then worked for Metropolitan Life Insurance and bought an agency in E. Setauket, Payne and Palmieri. He acquired other agencies under the name Palmieri Co. Movies. Music and stamp collecting were lifelong passions. Upon retirement, he enjoyed time with friends, family, travel and golf. Friends may call at the Bryant Funeral Home, 411 Old Town Road, E. Setauket. Visiting Thursday, 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Funeral Mass Friday 10 AM, Infant Jesus RC Church, Port Jefferson. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Coram. bryantfh.com
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