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Gerald Palmer

Gerald D. Palmer

March 7, 1943 - January 26, 2020
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Obituary

Gerald “Jerry” D. Palmer, 76, of District Heights, MD and previously of Hyattsville, passed away on Sunday January 26, 2020 surrounded by his children.

Jerry was born March 7, 1943 in Washington, D.C. He was a 1961 graduate of Mackin Catholic High School in D.C. and was a member of the Army during the Vietnam War. He worked as a building engineer for the D.C. police headquarters and the superior courthouse and retired in 2001.

He studied the Bible and found nourishment in his Catholic faith. He was an artist, coached his children’s teams, loved soul and Motown music and cheered for the Washington Redskins, the Nationals, Capitals and Wizards.

He was predeceased by his parents, Robert and Marie.

He is survived by his brother, Robert (Patricia) Palmer, of Alexandria, Virginia; his ex-wife Danna Thomas Palmer; his three children, Jeff (Arissa) Palmer of Orange, California, Matt (Cassandra) Palmer of Catonsville and Elizabeth (Matt) Szymanik of Loganville, Pennsylvania; and eight grandchildren, Molly, Natalie, Aidan, Olivia, Annie, Liam, Tucker and Colin.

Friends and family are invited to attend a celebration of Gerald’s life on Friday, February 14, 2020 from 9:30 am until a funeral service begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Kalas Funeral Home, 2973 Solomons Island Rd. A burial service will be held at 1 p.m. at Baltimore National Cemetery in Catonsville, MD.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations in his name to St. Jude Hospital.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, February 14th, 2020 | 9:30am - 10:30am
    When
    Friday, February 14th, 2020 9:30am - 10:30am
    Location
    Kalas Funeral Home & Crematory-Edgewater
    Address
    2973 Solomons Island Road
    EDGEWATER, MD 21037
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  • Service

    Friday, February 14th, 2020 | 10:30am
    When
    Friday, February 14th, 2020 10:30am
    Location
    Kalas Funeral Home & Crematory-Edgewater
    Address
    2973 Solomons Island Road
    EDGEWATER, MD 21037
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Baltimore National Cemetery
    Address
    5501 Frederick Ave
    CATONSVILLE, MD 21228
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