Father Frank C. Palermo, a Roman Catholic priest of the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, died on March 3, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MO. He was 88.
Father Palermo was born on Oct. 24, 1929 in Kansas City, MO, to the late Frank and Beatrice (Barona) Palermo. He attended Holy Cross Grade School and graduated from St. John Preparatory High School in Kansas City. He attended St. John Seminary in Kansas City and Kenrick-Glennon Seminary in St. Louis before being ordained for the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph on March 26, 1955, by Bp. Edwin V. O’Hara. Read more