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Dr. Vincent D. Palumbo

Dr. Vincent D. Palumbo

Dec 10, 1934 - Jun 29, 2022

Dr. Vincent D. Palumbo - Obituary


r. Vincent D. Palumbo, local oral/ maxillofacial surgeon, passed away on Wednesday, June 29 after a lengthy struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. Born on December 10, 1934 in Newark, NJ to the late Pasquale and Julia Pentimone Palumbo, he was one of nine children. A Golden Gloves Champion boxer in high school, he graduated from the University of Maryland, where he starred on the boxing team, twice winning the national lightweight title. Dr. Palumbo was elected to the Maryland Boxing Hall of Fame, University of Maryland Sports Hall of Fame, and Omicron Delta Kappa, an honorary leadership fraternity. In 1960 he earned a DDS degree from Georgetown University Dental School and, after several years of post-graduate study, became a Fellow of the Association of Oral/ Maxillofacial surgery. He operated offices in Prince George’s and Charles counties where he practiced for 40 years. Dr. Palumbo chaired the board of Prince George’s Community College, was on the boards of several local banks and served on the Maryland Racing Commission. He maintained residences in Annapolis, MD and Tequesta, FL. Dr. Palumbo is survived by his wife of 64 years, Anne C. Palumbo, Ph.D.; his sons, V. Daniel (Maria) Palumbo, Jr., Esq., Andrew C. (Kristen), and J. Wessinger (Cheryl) Palumbo, M.D.; his grandchildren, Soeren (Jennafer), Rachael (Andrew), Alexandra, Olivia, Sydney, Danny, Delaney, and Sofie; his great-grandsons, Milo and Luca and his siblings, the Hon. Richard Palumbo, Salvatore Palumbo and Marie Lovelace. Friends are invited to celebrate Dr. Palumbo’s life on Wednesday, July 6 from 6 to 8 pm at the Kalas Funeral Home & Crematory, 2973 Solomons Island Rd., Edgewater, MD. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, July 7 at 9 am at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 109 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis, MD. Interment will follow at Parsons Cemetery, 912 N. Division St., Salisbury, MD at 3 pm. THE SERVICE WILL BE LIVE-STREAMED BY ST. MARY'S ON THEIR WEBSITE. Click HERE In lieu of flowers, memorial remembrances may be made to the Olivia Palumbo Program for Special Needs Adults, Lighthouse Arts Center, 373 Tequesta Dr., Tequesta, FL 33460 (lighthousearts.org). Condolences may be made by using the Memories tab on this page.