Louis Palermo, last D-Day veteran in Valley Stream, dies at 94

Jan 12, 2021 329

BY: Peter Belfiore

Louis Palermo, the last known surviving D-Day veteran in Valley Stream and a well-known figure in local veterans and civic groups, died on Dec. 12. He was 94. He was among the last members of the Greatest Generation still living in the neighborhood. The cause of death was complications of Covid-19, friends reported.

Since moving to Valley Stream from his native Brooklyn 44 years ago, Palermo had served as commander of the Valley Stream Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1790 and the Franklin Square American Legion Post 1014. And he was an active member of the Valley Stream Chamber of Commerce, the Disabled American Veterans, the Father Thomas F.B. Carroll Knights of Columbus Council 4566, and the Long Island Society of Italian-Americans, as well as a parishioner at the Holy Name of Mary Roman Catholic Church.

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SOURCE: https://www.liherald.com

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