The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

October 26, 2013

Sean Michael Palm

1995 Reynolds grad from West Salem was machinist


- — Sean Michael Palm of 311 Woods Road, West Salem Township, passed away Friday (10-25-13) as the result of a motor vehicle accident in New Lyme Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio. He was 36.

Sean was born in Pittsburgh on March 31, 1977, to Rory Palm and Diane Handerhan. He was a 1995 graduate of Reynolds High School and was currently employed as a machinist at French’s Machinery in Andover, Ohio.

Sean was very fond of his dog, “Tonka,” and he loved playing in the mud with his dirt bikes, ATVs and Jeep.

He is survived by his mother, Diane Parola and her husband, Leo, Greenville; his father, Rory Palm, Philadelphia; a sister, Michelle Palm, Bellefonte, Pa.; his girlfriend, Brandy Banic, Sharon; his maternal grandparents, Suzanne Fry, Mercer; and Joe and Kathy Handerhan, Dade City, Fla.; and his paternal grandparents, Frank and Myrna Thompson, Hartstown.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Strayhaven Animal Shelter, 94 Donation Road Greenville, PA 16125; or the American Cancer Society, 3208 Wilmington Road, New Castle, PA 16105.


Sean Michael, 36, of 311 Woods Road, West Salem Township.

Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday (10-29-13) in LOUTZENHISER-JORDAN FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION SERVICES Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville. Online condolences and a video tribute may be seen at

Service: 10 a.m. Wednesday (10-30-13) in the funeral home with the Rev. Christopher Barnes, parochial vicar of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, Greenville, officiating.