Paul "Paulie" J. Del Giudice II, 16, of Hamilton passed away Tuesday in Children's Hospital of Philadelphia surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Trenton, he was a lifelong Hamilton resident.
Paulie was a Junior at Steinert High School. Known as "The Mayor", he was very social and outgoing. Paulie was an inspiration for all who knew him.
He was a volunteer Junior Fireman for the Whitehorse Fire Department, Engine 16. He was an avid boater, DJ, enjoyed remote control airplanes, and was a simulator pilot. A civically-minded teen, he enjoyed attending Board of Education meetings and many community events.
Paulie was a member of St. Raphael-Holy Angels Parish, Hamilton. He was a friend of the Lords of Malta American Association and traveled to France with the American Chapter.
Predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Dr. Joseph Del Giudice and his maternal grandmother, Ann DaBronzo; he is survived by his parents, Paul J. Del Giudice and Patricia "Patty" (DaBronzo) Del Giudice; his brother, Joseph P. Del Giudice; his sister, Gianna Del Giudice; paternal grandmother, Barbara Del Giudice; maternal grandfather, Charles J. DaBronzo; his aunts and uncles, Joseph and Louise Del Giudice, Tammy Rabadi, Christina and Ralph Calabrese, Rocky and Marilyn DaBronzo and Stacy and Joseph Salera; his Godfather, Vincent Fiore; several cousins; and many cherished family friends, both young and old.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:30am Monday at St. Raphael RC Church, 3500 South Broad Street, Hamilton, NJ 08610.
Cremation will follow at Ewing Crematory, Ewing.
Relatives and friends may call 3-6pm Sunday and 9-10am Monday at the Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ 08690.
Contributions may be made to the Team Paulie's Crusade Foundation, PO Box 10216, Trenton, New Jersey 08650, in Paulie's memory.