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John Palmer

April 6, 1926 — April 12, 2013

Fiskdale- John C. Palmer, 87, of Holland Rd. Died Friday, April 12, 2013 at Kindred Healthcare at Oakwood, in Webster. He leaves his wife Barbara(Curtis) Palmer. His first wife Therese Meunier Palmer died December 3, 1993. He also is survived by 4 sons Joseph Palmer of Fiskdale, Marc Palmer of Holland, Ward Palmer of Fiskdale, Kevin Palmer of Fiskdale, a sister Doris Durrin of Fithcburg, 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. A sister Islay Farland predeceased him.   He was born in St. Petersburg, Florida, the son of John and Irene (Tucker) Palmer and lived in the area most of his life. He graduated from Cole Trade High School in Southbridge and Worcester Jr. College where he earned his engineering degree. He served in the US Navy during WWII.   He worked full time for Thomas Palmer as a Mason. He worked nights and weekends for 10 years on his land until it became known as Hemlock Ridge Golf Course, which he owned and operated for the past 50 years. In 1992 John turned the helm of the course over to his 4 sons- Marc, Joe, Ward and Kevin. He enjoyed spending his time outdoors.   The family would like to thank the staff for their care and compassion to John and his family during his illness.   His funeral will be held at 10:00am, Thursday, April 18, in the Belanger-Bullard Funeral Home, 51 Marcy St, Southbridge. Burial will follow in North Cemetery, Sturbridge. Calling hours are 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm to 8:00pm Wednesday, April 17 in the funeral home.   Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eight Ave. 7th floor, New York,NY, 10001, or online www.alz.org.
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Visitation

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Belanger-Bullard Funeral Home

51 Marcy St, Southbridge, MA 01550

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Funeral Service

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Belanger-Bullard Funeral Home

51 Marcy St, Southbridge, MA 01550

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Cemetery

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Starts at 11:15 am (Eastern time)

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