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Elizabeth "Betty" Palmisano
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Elizabeth (Betty) Palmisano, (née Dimizio) 86 of Holmdel, passed away peacefully Thursday March 2, 2017

Born and raised in New York City, Betty was married to Frank Palmisano. They lived in West New York and North Bergen before settling in Holmdel in 1957.

Betty was a parishioner of St. Benedict’s RC Church, Holmdel and past president of the Holmdel Half Century Club. She enjoyed community theatre, and was prop manager for numerous productions in the Monmouth County area. She was an avid reader. Betty was an excellent cook and an accomplished baker, always ready to share her cakes and pies. She enjoyed time with her family and friends. Most of all Betty was a devoted wife and loving mother. Her home was the focal point of her family.

Betty was predeceased by her husband, Frank in 1993 and her son Francis in 2007. Surviving are her children and their families : Dr. Joseph Palmisano and his wife Judy, West Hartford, CT, Michael Palmisano, Keyport, Dr. Maria Palmisano and her husband Stephen Fink, Chatham, NH; her grandchildren Nicholas Palmisano, Lauren Palmisano, Annie and Volkan Polatol, Leslie Fink, Juliet Fink and a great grandson Lucas Polatol.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Reformed Church, Old Bridge for their kindness and care during Betty's illness.

Visitation Monday March 6th 9:00 – 9:45 am at the Holmdel Funeral Home, 26 South Holmdel Road, Holmdel. Mass of Christian burial Monday March 6th 10:30 am at St. Benedict’s RC Church, 165 Bethany Road, Holmdel. Entombment Holmdel Mausoleum, Holmdel. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to the American Red Cross. To share a favorite memory, or messages of condolence, please visit Elizabeth’s Memory Tributes at

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9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Holmdel Funeral Home

26 South Holmdel Road
Holmdel , NJ 07733

Funeral Mass




10:30 AM
St. Benedict R.C. Church

165 Bethany Road
Holmdel, NJ 07733

Cemetery Details


Holmdel Cemetery Mausloeum

Holmdel Road
Holmdel, NJ 7733


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