Niagara Gazette

April 6, 2013

Paul Scaletta

Niagara Gazette

LAS VEGAS, NV — Niagara Falls native Paul Scaletta passed away at the age of 69 on Monday, April 1, 2013, in Las Vegas, NV, where he resided in retirement since 1995. The youngest of four sons, Paul was born to the late Samuel Scaletta and Rose (Sardella) Scaletta, also from Niagara Falls, NY. He was the proud graduate of the Niagara Falls High School Class of 1961, before earning  respective degrees of Bachelors of Science and Masters of Administration from the University of Buffalo and Niagara University. A sports and football enthusiast, Paul played and lettered in both high school and college before continuing on to coach and teach science at Niagara Wheatfield High School. Upon retirement, Paul moved to Las Vegas where we enjoyed playing tennis and golf, while taking up a new found passion for tap and ballroom dancing. He was an integral member of a local traveling entertainment group as an actor and dancer. He was also a devout member of the Knights of Columbus and Catholic Church.

Paul is survived by his three children and seven grandchildren from Jeanine Wisor and Carrie Pierce of Richmond, VA, and son, Paul Scaletta of Jupiter, FL. He is also survived by his three brothers, Larry, Frank and Sam Scaletta; several nieces and nephews; his significant other, Reme Dooling; and life-long friend, Nick Rizzo.

Family and friends my call at the LANE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8622 Buffalo A venue, Niagara Falls on FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2013, from 4-7 PM. Funeral services will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, April 13, 2010, at St. John de LaSalle Church, 8477 Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls, following a burial at St. Joseph Cemetery in Niagara Falls.


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