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1 of 15 | Posted by: Tanner Thurmond - manchester, TN

“we love are great aunt christine she was a loving caring sweet hearted great aunt but she was lots more than that we all miss her but god said it...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Colleen Thurmond - manchester, TN

“i love christine, she was sweet and nice to eveybody. but it was time god said ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: colby thurmond - manchester, TN

“I was so sorry and shocked to hear of Christine's death.I worked many years with her at St.Mary's.I will always remember her as a very caring and...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Edy Russell - Knoxville, TN

“So very sorry to hear about Ms Palko's death...I worked with her years ago at Roane Medical,she was a great nurse and a great lady....Always had a...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Renee Johnston

“To the family of Cristine: I have lost a good friend at Christine's passing. I had worked iwth her for a long time. She,Carmen ,Joan and...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: jane cupp - knoxville, TN

“I am honored to have known Chris as a friend. We worked together at St Mary's Lab for 26 years. We shared some good times taking Senior trips. I...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Mary Lynn Geisler - TN - Friend

“I enjoyed having Christine come to Ohio with her brother in October 2011. I will always remember this as a special time. ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Alex Ryski and family - Grafton, OH

“I worked with Christine at St. Mary's and will miss her. She was always so nice to me and to others. My condolences to her family. ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Martha Harkins - Knoxville, TN

“I will miss knowing Christine is no longer in Harriman. She was such a shy, sweet and smart girl who always sat near me in school as we were "P's" ....Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Carolyn Potter Edwards - KY

“Christine was a sweet and dear friend in high school. We had renewed our friendship during the planning of our 50th reunion and talked of visiting...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Phyllis Lovin Mayton - Kingston, TN

“I was shocked to hear of Christine's death; I just saw her on Easter Sunday. How quickly our lives change!! I have known Christine since our youth in...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Louise Shipwash - Harriman, TN

“During the many years I have known Christine she has always been such a sweet person. As a grammer and high school classmate and neighbor she was shy...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Eva June Brock Bullens - Harriman, TN

“I worked with Christine for several years in the lab at St Mary's. She was always so kind and considerate to her co-workers. We have all missed her...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Jennifer Hunt - Knoxville, TN

“Christine was always a joy to be around. I loved it when she was able to come up to my parents home with her cousin Katie Malenovsky. We had a lot...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Lisa Jones - Lancaster, OH

Christine E. Palko, age 70, of Harriman passed away Thursday, April 12, 2012 at Roane Medical Center. She was a very active member of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and was retired from St. Mary's Hospital in Knoxville after serving 36 years as a medical technologist. She was a very loving aunt/great aunt to her many nieces/great nieces and nephews/great nephews.

Preceded in death by parents, Andrew Peter and Elizabeth Margaret Ryski Palko.


Brother: Christopher Palko (Rose) of Harriman

Nieces: Eileen Bunch (Kevin) of Jacksboro
Kathy Thurmond (Phillip) of Manchester

Nephew: Scott Palko (Patty) of Knoxville

Great Nieces: Brittany Smith
Savannah Bunch
Colleen Thurmond

Great Nephews: Tanner, Braeden & Colby Thurmond
Brendan Palko

Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 15, 2012, 2:00 p.m., at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church with Fr. Michael Sweeney officiating. Interment will follow in Palko Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, April 15, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Kyker Funeral Home in Harriman is in charge of arrangements.