MALTA - Paul R. Parker, Sr, 80, of Dino Dr, died peacefully at Saratoga Hospital on November 5, 2023, after a brief illness. Born on July 9, 1943 son of Raymond and Grace Purcell Parker, he was born and raised as a member of the Village of Round Lake.
A 1961 graduate of Shenendehowa Central School, Paul also attended Albany Business College. He was a manager for Metropolitan Insurance Co, Albany for several years. He then, alongside his wife Lucille, owned and operated Northway Travel Trailers in Malta until their retirement.
Paul was a former member and past president of the Round Lake Fire Company. He was also an avid sports fan but especially loved watching his beloved Boston Celtics with his grandson, and roommate, Austin by his side. He was also honored to drive Bus for the Ballston Spa School District and enjoyed working with friends at the Saratoga Raceway in retirement. He was also an active volunteer and usher at Corpus Christi Church.
Paul was predeceased by the love of his life, wife of 56 years, Lucille DeMarco Parker, in August 2022.
Survivors include his sons Paul (Christine) Parker Jr of Malta, and David (Ann) Parker of Columbus, OH, grandchildren Austin Parker (Megan Miller) and Sarrah Parker, sister Nancy(Jon) Meager, nieces Laura Caton and Katie Meager, and nephew Greg Peluso.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday 11AM, at Corpus Christi Church, 2001 Route 9, Round Lake, NY 12151with entombment to follow in St. Paul’s Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. Those wishing to remember Paul in a special way are asked to make donations to the Round Lake Fire Department, PO Box 66, Round Lake, NY 12151 in his memory.