HAMPSTEAD, N.H. — Paul N. LaMalfa, Sr., 60, of Hampstead, died Monday evening, April 11, 2011 at the Lawrence General Hospital.
Born in Boston, son of Hazel G. (Jackson) LaMalfa and the late Santo Paul LaMalfa, he was raised and educated in Revere. A member of the 1969 Class of Revere High School, where he served as Class President, Paul excelled as a member and co-captain of the Varsity Basketball Team, member of the Varsity Track Team, and editor of the class year book. He attended Quinnipiac College and served in the U.S. Army Reserves from 1970 until 1976.
Paul first worked at A-Copy of Boston for 12 years, and in 1988 founded United Business Machines, Inc. with his brother Kenneth and served as President of the company with offices in Plaistow and Londonderry, N.H. He thoroughly enjoyed his work, meeting new people and seeing old friends.
A resident of Hampstead for 21 years, Paul was an active member of the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce and formerly served on the Small Business Committee. He was also a member and Past-President of the Plaistow Area Commerce Exchange.
He was active in Hampstead as a member of the Hampstead Civic Club and the Hampstead Men's Basketball League, and was also a member of the Legends Men's Basketball League of Plaistow. He formerly served as a coach for the Hampstead Youth Basketball League and Revere Youth Basketball League.
Devoted to his wife, three sons and granddaughter, he enjoyed being surrounded by family and friends. He was an avid photographer, music enthusiast and watcher of videos with his granddaughter and also enjoyed the sunsets at his vacation home in Murrieta, Calif., and wine tastings at home or at his favorite vineyards.
Survivors include his loving wife of 37 years, Janet M. (Lisacki) LaMalfa; three sons, Paul N. LaMalfa, Jr. and his wife Stacie of Litchfield, Christopher Santo LaMalfa and his wife Vanessa of Litchfield and Michael L. LaMalfa and his fiancee Jameson Annan of Hampstead; his mother, Hazel (Jackson) LaMalfa of Revere; a sister, Lorraine LaMalfa of Revere; three brothers, Dennis M. LaMalfa of Hampstead, Kenneth M. LaMalfa of Hooksett, and David L. LaMalfa of Revere; his granddaughter, Graciella LaMalfa; two aunts and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends may call on Thursday, April 14, 2011 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. at Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main St. Route 121A, Plaistow. His funeral will begin on Friday at 9:15 a.m. from the funeral home with a Mass of Christian burial at 10:30 a.m. in Saint Anne's Church, Emerson Avenue, Hampstead. Burial will follow.