Anthony Joseph Palizzi

ANTHONY JOSEPH PALIZZI, 85, of Follansbee, WV died peacefully on Friday, May 17, 2024, at Weirton Medical Center. He was born on January 3, 1939, in Follansbee, WV, a son of the late Camillo and Mary (Andrilli) Palizzi. In addition to his parents, Anthony is preceded in death by a brother, Nick Palizzi; and three sisters, Helen Oxier, Rita Colantonio, and Anna Dugan. He graduated from St. Anthony High School in 1958. He then spent six years in the Marines as a reservist. After 32 years he retired as a foreman in the B.O.P. at Weirton Steel Corporation. Tony was a life-long member of St. Anthony Catholic Church. For many years he was a member of the Follansbee Garibaldi Lodge and the Weirton Steel 25 Year Club. In his spare time he and Peggy liked to travel and go camping together. He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Peggy (Davidson) Palizzi at home; four children: Toni Ann Nardo and husband, Mike, Traci Bright and husband, Mike, Jaymie Barnhart and husband, Jeff, and Joseph Palizzi and wife, Tina; five grandchildren: Alexandra Nardo, Michaela Nardo, Carissa Nardo, Caitlin Bright and Janna Poling and husband, Chris; one great grandson on the way; one sister, Rosie Barchiesi of Follansbee, WV; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Visitation was held on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at Mullenbach Funeral Home, Follansbee, with a vigil service following. A Catholic Funeral Mass was held on Wednesday, May 22, 202 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Follansbee, with the Rev. Father Gerald Muoka as celebrant. Interment followed at Oak Grove Cemetery, Follansbee. Arrangements were under the direction of Mullenbach Funeral Home, Follansbee. Condolences may be sent to