John De Palma

John De Palma

WHITE STONE—John De Palma passed away at the age of 72 with his wife and friends by his side on July 6, 2019 in White Stone. The New Jersey native was born on October 14, 1946, in Morristown.

He grew up in a loving family. His long and successful career in telecommunications was in addition to his true calling as a caring husband, son and brother. He retired to the Northern Neck in 2010.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Sandra (Sammie) De Palma; brother, Joe De Palma; sister, Teresa Young; and nieces Pamela Connell, Kimberly Hays de Muga and Stacey Smart. His many friends will remember his loyalty, kindness and compassion.

A memorial mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 11, at St. Frances de Sales Catholic Church in Kilmarnock, immediately followed by a reception.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Alzheimer’s Association either online,, or by mail to 225 North Michigan Avenue, Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601, or to a charity of your choice.

Currie Funeral Home LLC of Kilmarnock handled the arrangements.