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Syracuse Frame- Ann, Bill & Fred
July 26
To the Palumbo Family, We're sending our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of you. Jim was such a great guy; incredibly kind, very caring, always smiling, full of laughter and just a great person to be around. It was apparent how much he truly loved and adored his f... Continue Reading
Maureen Soule
July 25
Sending my deepest condolences to all of you.. I knew your husband and Dad as “Mr. Palumbo.. our principal at OHMS” and he was by far the very best principal.. always had a smile on his face. Kindest man.. I am now 44 years old but will never forget his gentle ways with ... Continue Reading
Bill Prusinowski
July 23
Dear Jim, Doty, Steve, and members of the family, Your father / husband was a good man. I personally benefitted by getting to know him when he enrolled his sons in my karate dojo. Steve and (Sensei) Jim. He wanted them to learn some discipline, focus , self-contro... Continue Reading
Beth Doolittle
July 23
Jim was my first principal as a professional; he hired me twice - as Library Aide and Librarian. I have so many fond memories of the 11 years we worked together at OHMS. My condolences to his family, of whom he was so proud!
Rick Castallo
July 23
To the Palumbo family - Jim was a role model that I still think about today when I find myself having to make decisions. I think about the grace, humor, and integrity he brought to how he carried himself every day. Jim hired me for my first job as a teacher, and later,... Continue Reading
Robert Longo
July 23
Mr. Palumbo, I was sadden to receive the news of your passing last night. The world lost a great leader, educator and man, while heaven gained an Angel. I thank you so much for the kindness and fairness you extended to me as a OHMS student and the compliments you gave me... Continue Reading
Stephen M Meier
July 22
My wife and I will miss Jim very much we met Jim over 20 years ago at Lorton Lake and became very close friends spending many Saturday nights at Jim Hughes camp. WE will miss Jim very much we all have lost a very good man and friend. To his family please except our condo... Continue Reading