On 19 June 1924, the SS
Giuseppe Verdi docked in New York City Harbor after a voyage from
Aboard (see lines 1 - 6)
were Anna Palazzolo (nee Neglia), accompanied by her five children,
including Santo, then age 7.
The ship was built in
Hamburg, Germany and christened as the Grunewald.in 1911.
Five years later it was
reflagged in the US and renamed the General George W. Goethals. In
19o19 it was acquired by the US Navy and became part of the
transport force carrying WWI US Troops.
It was scrapped in 1933.
PALAZZOLO, Santo, 90, of
Holiday, Fla., died September 8, 2007. He is survived by his children,
Michael, James, Joellen, Marianne and Kathleen; and 10 grandchildren.
Dobles Funeral Home, Holiday, Fla.
Tampa Tribune, Tuesday, September 11, 2007, Page:
Palazzolo Santo, age 90,
September 8, 2007 at his home in Holiday, Florida surrounded by family.
Born in Detroit, he is the husband of the late Ruth, beloved father of
Michael (Sandra) Palazzolo, Joellen (Terry) Killion, Marianne Larry)
Powers, Kathleen (Howie) Little, James (Ami) Palazzolo and the late
Penelope Hogan. The dear grandfather of ten and great-grandfather of
Santo was a WWII Army
veteran who had a career as a wood model maker. A member of the Knights
of Columbus, he dedicated most of his free time to family activities.
Funeral Mass Saturday
September 22nd at St. Lucy Catholic Church, 23401 Jefferson, St. Clair
Shores, MI at 10 a.m. Visit with family starting at 9:30 am. Memorial
donations may be made to the Hospice of Henry Ford, Clinton Township.
Detroit News (MI) - Thursday, September 20, 2007
(courtesy of 'Ellinda')
Grave marker for
Santo Palazzolo in Section 7 Site 643 of the Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly
(Oakland county), Michigan.
Santo enlisted in the Army
at Detroit, MI on 10 October 1941.
Pvt Palazzolo served as a
member of Company H and was awarded the Bronze Service Arrowhead device
for participation in the Normandy assault.