Muamba, Ntombolo Kalambayi ALBANY Ntombolo Kalambayi Muamba, Ph.D., a resident of Albany, passed away on May 5, 2014, at the age of 79. Born in the Democratic Republic of Congo on November 4, 1934, he was the son of the late Tshitambala and Josephine Muamba. After graduating from high school, he went on to study law and eventually earn a Ph.D. in public administration from the State University of New York in Albany. Dr. Muamba was a retired lawyer, military judge, public administrator and professor. He was bright, quick-witted and hardworking. He enjoyed discussing world history, current affairs and economics, listening to music, traveling and spending time with his family. In addition to his parents, Dr. Muamba is predeceased by his son William Muamba, one sister and two brothers. Dr. Muamba is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 55 years, Ndeba Lucie Muamba. They were married in the Democratic Republic of Congo on August 23, 1958. Dr. Muamba is lovingly remembered by his children, Josephine Kamya, Bolivar Muamba, John (Monica) Muamba, Chantal (Symphorien) Muamba, and Guillaume Muamba; grandchildren, Israel (Mireille) Muamba, Chantal Kamya, Miriam Kamya, Cynthia Ndeba, Graciel Lobo, Rebekah Lobo, Josette Muamba, Jonathan Muamba, Cynthia Muamba and Michael Muamba; six great-grandchildren and many special nieces and nephews. The visitation will be held at Tebbutt & Frederick Memorial Home, 633 Central Avenue, Albany, NY, 12206 on Friday from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at The Black Catholic Apostolate Church/Joan of Arc, 76 Menands Rd., Albany, NY, 12204 on Saturday at 9 a.m. Interment to follow at Memory Gardens, 983 Watervliet Shaker Rd., Albany, NY, 12205. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Dr. Muamba to the Bakwantombolo Memorial Fund at any SEFCU location. Condolences for the family may be offered online at sbfuneralhome.com.
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Published in Albany Times Union from May 11 to May 14, 2014