A. J. and Sigismunda Palumbo Charitable Trust



Mr. Antonio Palumbo once stated that the greatest investment for the future was in the children and young adults of our country.  His overwhelming commitment to youth was clearly exhibited in his support of educational institutions, hospitals, and other charitable organizations. Sadly, Mr. Palumbo passed away on December 16, 2002.  However, he created a perpetual gift to so many and his spirit of generosity lives on through the

A. J. and Sigismunda Palumbo Charitable Trust.

A. J. Palumbo, PCM

   (“Poor Coal Miner”)



P. J. Palumbo, M.D. (Chairman)

Mr. Don W. Fleming

Mr. Rex W. Knisley (Secretary)

Mr. Robert Kopf, Jr.

Mr. John W. Kowach (Vice-Chairman)

Mr. Donald W. Meredith

Mr. Robert A. Ordiway

Mr. Joseph L. Palumbo

Mr. David A. Ricchuito (Treasurer)

PNC Bank (Corporate Trustee)

Grant Categories

St. Marys, Pennsylvania Charities

Catholic Education

Health Related Issues

Social Services Affecting Youth

Trustee Discretion


Contact Information

John W. Kowach,

    Executive Director

Mary Rae Kowach,

    Administrative Assistant

1659 Rt. 228, Suite 4

Cranberry Township, PA 16066

Phone:  (724) 778-9984

Fax:  (724) 778-9985


"2012 Outstanding Foundation"

AFP Western Pennsylvania