He was born on Oct. 31, 1957 in Norwalk, the son of the late Stephen and Loyola (Lyons) Palinkos. Mike graduated from St. Luke’s High School in New Canaan, he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from UCONN and his Master’s Degree in Real Estate and Construction Management from the University of FL. He was the Vice-President of Commercial Lending with Citizen’s Financial Group in Middletown. Mike developed a passion for antique cars at a young age and he became an avid collector of British sports cars. He was a member of both the CT Triumph & MG Associations. Most important in his life was his family, he was a loving husband, father, brother and uncle.
In addition to his wife he is survived by four daughters, Emily Palinkos of Southington, Meghan Palinkos of Philadelphia, PA, Kathryn Palinkos and Erin Palinkos both of Southington, he also leaves his brother Stephen Palinkos of East Haddam and Townsend, MT and two sisters, Sue Palinkos of Norwalk and Leah Macfarland of Marboro, NY as well as several nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 10 am at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. There are no calling hours. DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St. is assisting with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mike’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Spreen St.Framingham, MA01701 or St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 145 Main St.Southington, CT06489
For online condolences and directions please visit www.dellavecchiafh.com