Marie C. Palagyi

May 13, 1924June 3, 2018

Marie Palagyi

Marie C. Palagyi went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 3, 2018. She was born to Antonetta and Carl Napolitano on May 13, 1924. Marie grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. At the age of 20 she enlisted in the Navy. She proudly served in World War II as a cartographer. After her tour of duty with the Navy, Marie ventured to Southern California and settled in Pasadena. While living in Pasadena she worked for the Star News Newspaper. Marie joined the Cardinal Club at St. Andrew's Catholic Church. Here she met her future husband, John Palagyi. They were married in 1951 for 52 years. Her life was blessed with three children; Kathy(Vic) Bernal; grandsons Andrew and Matthew, Carole Palagyi and Anthony (Tony) Palagyi; spouse Karin and grandson Alex. Marie's whistle could be heard for blocks, which was her way of summoning her children home for dinner. She was well known for supplying local bank tellers, pharmacist and service providers with cookies and candy, especially at Christmas. She is loved by numerous family and friends. She will truly be missed.


  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, June 13, 2018
  • Interment Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Marie C. Palagyi

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