Joseph Thomas Palumbo of Rutland, Vt., died, Sept. 9, 2011, under the loving care of his family and the staff at the Pines in Rutland, following a fall at his home on June 28. He was born in Newburgh, N.Y., on Sept. 22, 1936, the son of Thomas and Alean (Waters) Palumbo. He was a musician in his youth, graduating from New York Military Academy in 1955, having attended on a full music scholarship. Palumbo owned Green Mountain Agency, Inc., a specialty insurance wholesaler in Rutland. He worked tirelessly until his accident. He was a member of several civic and fraternal groups.
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