Greta Palmer

April 2, 2016

Palmer, Greta Obituary

Greta Palmer, 87, of Milford, PA passed away with her grandson, Seth by her side on Saturday, April 2nd in Newton, NJ. She was born in Elizabeth, NJ on October 11, 1928. She married her first husband Stern Samuelson and moved to Sweden where she gave birth to her two daughters Lizanne and Suzanne.

Greta then moved to Milford in 1966, making Milford her home where she then started her career as the Guidance Secretary at Delaware Valley High School until her retirement. After divorcing Stern she met Lee Palmer and together they mingled their families and resided at 110 East High Street.

Greta was an avid reader who frequented the Milford Library. She also enjoyed the New York Times on a daily basis and did the crossword puzzle as a hobby. She and Lee traveled to England, Mexico, Spain, Florida and wherever the colors suited Lee so he could paint and she could watch.

She is predeceased by both her husbands, Stern and Lee as well as her daughter Lizanne and niece Amanda Jo.

Surviving family members include, her brother Bill Albert and his wife Martha; her daughter Suzanne Gallagher, grandson Seth Palmer DeStefano and step children Joel Palmer and Beth Irish and their extended families including nieces, nephews, cousins and grandchildren.

The family will gather for a private burial as cremation took place at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pike County Public Library, 119 E. Harford St., Milford, PA  18337.

Arrangements were made by Stroyan Funeral Home, Milford, PA.

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