Born June 12, 1927, in Norwalk, she was the daughter of the late William and Agnes Hauser McGarrie.
She was predeceased by her husband, Frank J. Palmer.
Survivors include three children, Mark Palmer of Westport, Jeanne Helfrich of Roswell, Ga., and Janice Gray of Deltona, Fla.; a brother, William McGarrie, and a sister, Carole Maddock, both of Westport; six grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at the Church of the Assumption, 98 Riverside Ave., at a date and time to be announced. To sign an online guest book, go to magnerfuneralhome.com.