Marjorie Palmos

Obituary of Marjorie Palmos

Services will be held in Santa Cruz on Thursday, June 29th for Marjorie Lee Palmos who passed away peacefully in Santa Cruz this past Friday at the age of 90.

Born in Stockton, California, she moved to Santa Cruz in 1958.

Prior to living in Santa Cruz, she was raised in Corralitos and graduated from Manzanita High School of Watsonville class of 1945. On April 10, 1954 she married the love of her life, Jimmie Palmos.

The couple made their home here, raising their three children, with Marjorie becoming actively involved at Messiah Lutheran Church as a Sunday School teacher, and volunteering as a sewing instructor for the local 4H club. Her family was her life, and many wonderful memories will continue to be cherished of the special moments with her children, grandchildren, and great grandson.

Marjorie exemplified an unwavering faith in God when at the age of 56, her husband Jim passed away, leaving her with a young family to care for and support.

Through it all, she displayed courage and confidence taking over the family restaurant and tavern while ensuring that her children and grandchildren continued to flourish. Her family will always look upon her as an inspiration to tackle life's unexpected downturns, and acknowledge life's blessings. Her children and grandchildren were of paramount importance in her life, and she continues to be their blessing now.

She is survived by her son George Palmos; her daughters Lorrie Malley and Mary Ellen Ose; grandchildren Bill Graff, Jeremiah Graff, Nathan Ose, Christopher Ose, Jimmie Palmos, Vincent Malley, and Jesse Malley; great grandsons Klayton Graff, Dalton Graff, and Calvin.

The funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 29th at Benito and Azzaro Pacific Gardens Chapel beginning at 11 a.m. Burial services will conclude at Oakwood Memorial Park where she will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband Jim. A gathering to share drinks, food, and memories will follow at Messiah Lutheran Church picnic area (801 High Street in Santa Cruz) after the cemetery service. You may also visit the Benito and Azzaro homepage to share your prayers and reflections with her family. Any kind acts of charity can be made in her memory to Messiah Lutheran Church to assist with senior housing needs, or to your favorite charity.