Shadow Mountain Mortuary

2350 East Greenway Road, Phoenix, AZ


Gerard George Paluscio

December 16, 1940October 1, 2019

Gerard George Paluscio (Jerry), age 78, of Phoenix, passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was born on December 16, 1940 to the late Peter and Adline Paluscio in Jersey City, NJ. He graduated from St. Peter's College obtaining a Bachelor's in Accounting. On November 1, 1969 he married Rosemary Hicks in New Jersey. Gerard worked as an auditor with the Arizona Department of Revenue prior to retiring in 2006. He was an avid football fan and shared that love with his daughter, Sherri. They loved watching football together on Sundays, especially his beloved Pittsburgh Steelers. Jerry is survived by his loving children, Elyse Paluscio and Sherri Pineda,her husband Marco Pineda, and his granddaughter Giovanna Pineda; and many other loving family and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosemary Paluscio. Visitation will be from 9:30 am to 10: 00 am with the Funeral Mass at 10:00 am on Friday October 11th, 2019, at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 3801 E Greenway Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85032. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Gerard's honor may be made to the Arizona Humane Society .


  • Marco Pineda, Pallbearer
  • Javier Perez, Pallbearer
  • Antonio Chavira, Pallbearer
  • Jim Podzius , Pallbearer
  • Andrew Harthun, Pallbearer
  • Nathan Miller, Pallbearer


  • Visitation Friday, October 11, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Friday, October 11, 2019
  • Committal Service with Military Honors Friday, October 11, 2019


Gerard George Paluscio

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Carmen Meisenbach

October 10, 2019

I want to say Thank You for inviting my family and I to your home to enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner last year with you, Sherri, Marcos, and Baby Giovanna.

It was wonderful and we will cherish that day forever. May you Rest In Peace
Love Carmen, David, Shelby, and RJ