VermontBiz Governor Phil Scott Tuesday issued the following statement:
“I am saddened to learn of the passing of Representative John Palasik (68) this morning. Rep. Palasik (R-Milton) was a committed public servant, devoting his career to helping others, whether it was in the U.S. Army, Vermont National Guard, Milton Police Department, Milton Rescue, as a State Representative, or the many other local roles he performed.
“John brought his experience and valued perspective to Montpelier, where he always advocated for his community of Milton. We will miss his voice and contributions in the State House.
“I extend my sincere sympathy to his family, friends, and colleagues. I have ordered the Vermont State Flag to fly at half-staff at the State House on the day of his interment.”
STATEMENT FROM SPEAKER JILL KROWINSKI ON THE PASSING OF REP. JOHN PALASIK
Speaker Jill Krowinski on Wednesday issued the following statement:
“Yesterday, we learned of the passing of Representative John Palasik after an extended battle with illness. He was a dedicated public servant serving on his selectboard and local rescue, a military veteran, and well-loved in his community and the State House.
“I offer my sympathy to his family, friends, the Milton community, and all those that were fortunate enough to know him. He will be truly missed.”
Representative John Palasik
- Seat Number
- [email protected]
- (802) 893-4851
- Mailing Address
- P.O. Box 19, Milton, VT 05468
- John Palasik of Milton, Chittenden County, Republican, has resided in Milton since 1966. He enlisted in the US Army serving 6 years on active duty and 3 years in the Vermont Army National Guard. John is a retired 37-year police officer having served the last 30 years of his career with the Milton Police Department. He also served the town of Milton for 16 years on Milton Rescue and has been a small business owner for 20 years. He serves on the Milton Select Board (2016-present) and was recently elected as a Justice of the Peace. John is married and has two daughters and a young grandson.