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This is the obituary for my gg-grandfather, Anthony Palombo.

Funeral services for Anthony (Tony) Palombo, 90, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic church with Rev. Francis Lavin, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Mimosa Pines Garden of Memories.

The body is at the Hixson funeral home.

A rosary will be said at 7:30 p.m. today by the Catholic Daughters of America, the Knights of Columbus and the Altar Society of Our Lady of LaSallette Catholic church.

He was a retired oilfield worker. He and his wife celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary October 10, 1962. He had 99 living descendants.

Mr. Palombo, a resident of 113 West Logan street, died at 4:35 p.m. Thursday in the West Calcasieu-Cameron hospital.

A native of Abbeville, Mr. Palombo lived in Vinton 42 years before moving to Sulphur eight years ago.

He was the oldest member of the Sulphur Knights of Columbus Council 3015.

Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Blanche LeBlanc Palombo; three sons, Ouide and Wrifred Palombo, both of Sulphur, and Wilbert Palombo of Lake Charles; six daughters, Mrs. J.L. LeBlanc, Mrs. Edwin Thompson and Mrs. Lester Duhon, all of Sulphur, Mrs. E. Landry of Vinton, Mrs. Henry Romero of Lake Charles and Mrs. Frank Brown of Orange, Texas; 27 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great grandchildren.

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