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Randal C. Palamar



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Date published: 4/22/2014

Randal C. Palamar

Randal Chase Palamar, 68, died April 17, 2014, from glioblastoma multiforme, a type of brain tumor.

Randy was born in Mineola, N.Y., and was educated at Taft, Princeton and the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at The College of William and Mary. He practiced law in Fredericksburg and the surrounding jurisdictions for 36 years before retiring in November 2011.

Randy is survived by his wife, Denise Rafferty, and three stepchildren, Ryan, Honor and Timothy Rafferty. Timothy cared for Randy since his diagnosis in August 2012.

He is also survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Jean Palamar; three nephews, Chase, John, and Christopher Palamar and their respective spouses, Katherine (Katita), Maria, and Michaela. Additionally, Randy is survived by five great-nephews, Mercer, Bond, Goodhue, Hazen and Gael Palamar.

Randy will be inurned at Historic Christ Church, Weems, at a future date.