Paul A. Laurenzi passed away in his home on Sunday, March 11, 2018, following a long struggle with anxiety and depression. His family is deeply saddened that he ended his love-filled and successful life. He overcame so much to be the best father, son and friend he could be, and he lives on through the love he shared with all.
Born in Denville, NJ, he was the son of Phyllis (Conca) and the late Aristide Laurenzi. He grew up in Boonton and lived the past 15 years in Montville.
Paul graduated from Villanova University in 1988 with a bachelor's degree in business. He was an integral part of the management team at his family-owned business, Delmhorst Instrument Company in Towaco, NJ, where he led sales and marketing as vice president.
He is survived by his loving children, Sophia and Maximilian and their mother, Stephanie; his mother Phyllis; five sisters, Adeline, Patricia, Maria (Michael), Sandra, and Francesca, and four brothers, Thomas (Barbara), John (Paulette), Mark (Margarethe) and Christopher. He adored his nieces and nephews, and his large extended family, both here and in Italy.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 15th from 4 to 8 pm at the Codey & Mackey Funeral Home, 107 Essex Avenue, Boonton, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, March 16th at 12:00 pm at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 910 Birch Street, Boonton. Inurnment will take place in the family plot at St. Mary's Cemetery in Boonton at a later date. To share a memory or condolence, please visit www.codeymackeyfh.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Paul's memory may be made to The Trevor Project, give.thetrevorproject.org or The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, afsp.org or https://afsp.donordrive.com/campaign/In-Memory-of-Paul-Laurenzi.