In Memory

Tom Palker

1950 - 2013

Thomas J. Palker Obituary

Thomas J. Palker, 63, passed away on Dec. 15 at his home in Willowick. 

He was born June 26, 1950, in Cleveland, to the late Joseph and Dorothy Palker. 

Tom was a U.S. Marine veteran, serving in Vietnam. Tom retired as a plant supervisor, after 39 years of service, from the Illuminating Company. He was passionate about target shooting and riding Harley's. 

He is survived by his brother, Paul (Susan) Palker; sister, Maryann (Steve) Krenisky; nieces and nephews, Amy, Joey and Jay Palker, Jenna Layman and Emily Carliel; and eight great-nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brothers, James and Joseph Palker. 

Visitation will be 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Monreal Funeral Home, 35400 Curtis Blvd., Eastlake, with a service directly following at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.