July 12, 2024

Stephen John Palazzo


Stephen John Palazzo, 72, of Rehoboth, MA, died on Sunday, July 30, 2023, in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the devoted husband of Sally A. Miller. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Anthony J. and Concetta F. (Papa) Palazzo.

Stephen received his degree in English from Rhode Island College and was employed at The Providence Journal for much of his life as a copy editor. Though he enjoyed movies, classical and rock music, and tennis, he treasured nothing above spending time with and taking care of his family.

Alongside his wife Sally, he is survived by his beloved children, Lauren L. Palazzo of Arlington, MA, and Leah M. Palazzo (James Anesta) of Groton, CT; his sister, Susan M. Robin (Wayne) of Rehoboth, MA; his nieces, Ashley L. Rogers, Chelsea L. Robin, and Rachel D. Boyette; his nephew Brian C. Vail; and his cousins Robert Xavier, Nicholas A. Zabbo, and the late Justin D. Zabbo.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, August 9, 2023 from 4:00PM-7:00PM at THE URQUHART-MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 800 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, RI, as well as his Funeral Service the following day on Thursday, August 10, 2023 at 11:00AM at Rehoboth Congregational Church, 139 Bay State Road, Rehoboth, MA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Rehoboth Lions Club, P.O. Box 633, Rehoboth, MA 02769.


Truly local news delivered to every home in town