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Dominic F. Palazzo WEST WINDSOR Dominic F. Palazzo, 88, of West Windsor, NJ, passed away Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at home, surrounded by his loving family. Dominic was born in Brooklyn, NY, to Sebastiano and Maria Palazzo and was predeceased by one sister, Josephine. He attended Colombia University on academic scholarship and earned his Ph.D. in chemical engineering. He worked for Mobil Oil Corporation in R&D, including their synthetic fuels division, for 31 years. While at Mobil, he led efforts in the development of synthetic fuels from coal sands. He was an avid golfer and was a very active member of the Sons of Italy Piazza Nuova Lodge. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Elizabeth; one son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Robert and Pamela Palazzo of Sea Cliff, NY; two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and William Mikula of Cranbury, NJ, and Laura and Robert Dean of Furlong, PA. He also leaves six grandchildren, Michael, Katelyn, Krysta and her husband, Philip, Matthew, Robert and Erin. He is also survived by his brother-in-law and lifelong friend, Joseph Sirna, and his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Joseph and Angela Astorino, and many nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 17, at St. David the King RC Church, 1 Village Rd., Princeton Junction, NJ 08550. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Burial Park, South Brunswick. Calling hours will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16, at the Barlow & Zimmer Funeral Home, 202 Stockton St., Hightstown, NJ 08520. In lieu of flowers, donations in Dominic's memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 1 Union St. No. 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691. Barlow & Zimmer Funeral Home, LLC 202 Stockton Street Hightstown, NJ 08520 (609) 448-3456
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