March 17, 2015
Paul J. DeMassi Architect and Navy veteran, on the board at Deborah Hospital Paul J. DeMassi, 80, a resident of Lavallette, N.J., passed away on Thursday, March 12, 2015.
Funeral is Wednesday at 9 a.m. from the Ippolito-Stellato Funeral Home, 425 Ridge Rd., Lyndhurst, N.J. Funeral Mass is at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart R.C. Church. Entombment is in Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum. Friends will be received Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Send condolences to stellatofuneralhomes.com.
Mr. DeMassi was a graduate of Pratt Institute and was a sole proprietor of Paul J. DeMassi AIA & Associates PA since 1971. He was a licensed architect and professional planner. Mr. DeMassi was past president of the New Jersey Society of Architects, and three-term past chairman of the joint committee of the New Jersey State Board of Architects and Engineers. He was a member of the board of directors and the board of trustees of Deborah Heart and Lung Center hospital. He was a Korean War Navy veteran.
Mr. DeMassi is survived by his wife, Barbara (nee Gaccione); four children: daughter Diane married to Wayne Modelfino, daughter Denise married to Christian Valtin, son John married to Catherine (nee Nowak), daughter Debra married to W. Andrew Hanson; 10 grandchildren, Leah, Hailee, Nicholas, Christian, Charles, Thomas, Amanda, Catalina, Charles, Joseph; and three brothers, George, William and John.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Deborah Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 820, Browns Mills, N.J. 08015. – See more at: http://obits.nj.com/obituaries/starledger/obituary.aspx?n=paul-demassi&pid=174402068&fhid=3074#sthash.HfMynDsD.dpuf
AIA New Jersey is very saddened by this loss to our architecture community in New Jersey. In keeping with our policy of promoting architecture and mentoring our future professionals, AIA New Jersey will be making a donation in Paul’s name to the AIA New Jersey Scholarship Foundation.
If you would also like to make a donation in his name to the Scholarship Foundation, please send donations to:
AIA New Jersey Scholarship Foundation
c/o Jeanne Perantoni, AlA
1011 US Highway 22, Suite 203
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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