Antonino “Nino” Palazzolo

Published 12:13 am Saturday, November 10, 2018

June 27, 1949 – November 7, 2018

Avon – Antonino “Nino” Palazzolo, 69, of Avon died Wednesday, November 7 at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

Born in Sicily on June 27, 1949, he was the son of the late Venera and Salvatore Palazzolo.

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The owner and operator of Nino’s Pizza, everyone received a warm welcome from his smiling face when entering the restaurant. His life revolved around his family and the restaurant.

Nino is survived by his wife, Francesca Paola Chirco Palazzolo; three sons, Salvatore Palazzolo (Michelle), Leonardo Palazzolo, and Nino Rocco Palazzolo (Melinda); four grandchildren, Antonino Michael, Mason Nino, Paola, and Nina; two sisters, Nina Mannino and Giuseppina Leone; and one brother, Rocco Palazzolo.

A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 14 at Our Lady of the Seas Catholic Church, Buxton by Rev. Alfred J. Smuda, OSFS. Private family inurnment will take place at West Lawn Cemetery, Elizabeth City.

Twiford Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at