Salvatore Palmieri, 98 of Livingston passed away on September 12, 2021.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation for Salvatore at the Galante Funeral Home, 54 Roseland Ave. Caldwell on Wednesday from 10am to 1pm. A Funeral Service will be celebrated in the funeral home at 1pm, and burial will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
Born in Newark, Mr. Palmieri was a resident of Livingston for 49 years. He proudly served as a Newark police officer for 37 years, retiring as a lieutenant 30 years ago. Salvatore was a jack of all trades, and would give the shirt off his back to anyone that was in need. He was a multi-talented musician, excelling at five different instruments. A fun loving gentleman, he loved to joke and make others laugh; he also enjoyed time spent entertaining at his home. Above all, Salvatore treasured moments with his beloved family.
The husband of the late Sofia Palmieri, Salvatore was the loving father of Marie Portella-Silver, Gloria Elbaz and her husband Mohamed and Thomas Palmieri; dear grandfather of Michael Elbaz and cherished brother of Dante Palmieri. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.