LACONIA, N.H. (Jan. 12, 2004) — Peter Salta, founder of Salta Tire Co. Inc. in Laconia, died Nov. 1 following a brief illness. He was 82.
Mr. Salta started Salta Tire, a retail and commercial dealership, in 1967. He owned and operated the company until 1995 and served as vice president at the time of his death. His son, William Salta, became president in 1995, and his daughter, SueAnn Ippolito, serves as vice president.
Mr. Salta was an Army Corps veteran of World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley, daughters Nanci McDonough and Ms. Ippolito, son William, nine grandchildren, a sister and several nieces and nephews.