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Official Obituary of

Nicolina T. "Nicki" (Dinzeo) Palermo

November 30, 1932 ~ February 27, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old
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Nicolina Palermo Obituary

Of Monroeville, age 91, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 27, 2024.

Beloved wife of the late Anthony J. Palermo.

Loving and proud mother of John (Nancy) Palermo of TX, James (Deanna) Palermo of Plum, Patty (Jim) Jovanovich of Monroeville, the late Ann Palermo and the late infant, Anthony Palermo.

Cherished and treasured grandmother of Crystal Palermo, Brittany  (George) Costello; Anthony (Maura) Palermo, Matt (Loren) Palermo, Samantha (Jeremy) Baloga; Ilija, Nicolina and Ethan Jovanovich.

Precious great-grandmother of Ella, Vinnie and Annie Palermo; Mason and Damon Palermo; and Brody Baloga.

Adored sister of Lou (Dana) Dinzeo.  Preceded in death by her siblings, Matt Dinzeo, Anthony Dinzeo, Victor Dinzeo, Lawrence Dinzeo, and Marie Kach.

Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Nicki was a proud graduate of Turtle Creek High School.  At an early age, she completed her credits from beautician school and at age 18, Nicki opened her own beauty shop on Electric Avenue in East Pittsburgh.  Sometime after, Nicki met her soul mate, Anthony, who was a local bricklayer and veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.  In the early 1960’s, Anthony joined Nicki in business and together they relocated Nicki’s beauty shop to the East Pittsburgh Plaza as a part of the East Pittsburgh business district redevelopment.  Nicki enjoyed gardening as a hobby.  She was well known for the delicious meals she would often prepare, and the sweet cookies she baked.  Most of all, Nicki treasured the time she shared with her family, especially all of her grandchildren who she cherished more than anything in her life.

Friends are welcome Friday from 2-7 p.m. at Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Turtle Creek / Monroeville Chapel, 1111 Monroeville Ave., Turtle Creek, 412-823-9350.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Bernadette Church of Christ the Divine Shepherd Parish.

Nicki will be laid to rest in Church Hill Cemetery. 

Nicki’s family would like to extend their sincere thanks to the staff at Concordia of Monroeville for the special care they provided over the last 3 years.

Memorial contributions may be made to Good Samaritan Hospice, 116 Browns Hill Rd., Valencia, PA 16059.    

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March 1, 2024

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
1111 Monroeville Ave
Turtle Creek, PA 15145

Mass of Christian Burial
March 2, 2024

9:30 AM
St. Bernadette Church
Azalea Dr.
Monroeville, Pennsylvania 15146


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