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Paul "Buddy" Engelhardt, Former Hawthorne Mayor, Passes

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Credits: Festa Memorial
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Former Hawthorne Mayor Paul Engelhardt passed away at the age of 85 on Sunday, according to his obituary.  

Born in Paterson, the former Mayor was a decorated Korean War veteran and a business owner and founded PEI, Inc., Engelhardt Adjustment, and Accelerated Flights.  His love of flying was shared with others in his role as a flight instructor.  He served the borough as a member of the Lions Club and the Hawthorne Board of Education.  Further, he served as Hawthorne’s mayor from 1994 to 1998 and during that time oversaw the creation of a base of operations for the Hawthorne Volunteer Ambulance Corps, the renovations of the Hawthorne Department of Public Works, and recreation complex.  His brother was former Passaic County Sheriff Edwin Engelhardt.  

Family and friends are invited to the funeral behind held at the Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Boulevard, Totowa, NJ on Friday, January 25 at 9:15 a.m.  A mass at 10:00 a.m. will be held at Saint Anthony’s Church in Hawthorne afterward.

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Predeceased in death by his wife Judith May, Engelhardt leaves behind six daughters: Laura Engelhardt, Caryn Sterling, Cheryl Bryce, Heather Venezia, Jennifer McNamara, and Kristen Perini, and nineteen grandchildren.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Hawthorne Volunteer Ambulance Corps or Grateful Doggies (gdrrny.org) in his memory.

 

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