Paul J. Lalama

January 25, 1946 - December 06, 2009

Paul J. Lalama

January 25, 1946 - December 06, 2009


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Obituary for Paul J. Lalama

Paul J. Lalama, 63, of 308 N. Ashland Ave., passed away the afternoon of December 6 at his residence.

Mr Lalama was born in New Castle on January 25, 1946, a son of the late Giuseppe J. and Bambina DeChellis Lalama.

Paul is a United States Army veteran. Mr Lalama retired as a pipe fitter from the General Motors Plant in Lordstown, Ohio. He was a member of St. Vincent DePaul Church. Paul was an avid hunter who also enjoyed fishing. He was a member of VFW Post 315 and the American Legion Post 343.

Mr Lalama is survived by one daughter, Tina Brendel and husband Eric of Fairhaven, N.J; one brother, Peter J. Lalama and wife Josephine of New Castle; four sisters, Mary R. Lalama, Louise L. Hiler and husband Harry, Elvera M. Henderson and husband Don and Pauline A. Lalama, all of New Castle; three grandchildren, Ana Louise, Geoffrey and Catherine Brendel and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Mr Lalama is preceded in death by three sisters, Emma Sidorchuk, Amelia Vasilycsik, an infant sister, Mary M Lalama,two brothers, Edward C. Lalama, John J. Lalama and two nephews, Harry Hiler and Leonard Sidorchuk.

Visitation is Tuesday, December 8, 5PM to 8PM at the Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory 941 S. Mill St.

The New Castle Area Honor Guard will perform a military service on Wednesday morning at 9:15AM at the funeral home. A procession will leave the funeral home at 9:30AM for a mass of christian burial at St. Vincent DePaul Church at 10AM. Fr. Steven Palsa will officiate.

Burial will take place in St. Lucy Cemetery.

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