Freehold - Paul Natelli, 43, died on Saturday, August 21, 2010 at home.
Born in Plainfield Paul was raised in Edison resided in Freehold.
Paulie graduated from J.P. Stevens High School in Edison in 1986 and played on the high school football team.
He was co-owner of Nick and Nate’s Automotive and Tire Center in Freehold.
Paul was an active guy. He was an avid softball player and played in various leagues for several years. He enjoyed fishing as well as riding and working on his Harley. Paulie was a fun guy with a great sense of humor always making people laugh. He was a loving son and brother and really enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
He is predeceased by his father Alfred, his step father John Mazzetta and by 2 brothers; Thomas and Edward.
Surviving are his mother Dolores "Dell" Natelli Mazzetta of South Plainfield, his 2 sisters; Dolores "Dee" McCriskin and her husband Richard also of South Plainfield and Donna Macan and her husband Glenn of Edison, and 3 brothers; Jack and his wife Karen of Colonia, Larry of Woodbridge and Kenny and his wife Sandra of Old Bridge. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at 9:00 AM in the McCriskin - Gustafson Home For Funerals, 2425 Plainfield Ave., South Plainfield, NJ 07080 followed by a 10:00 AM funeral mass at St. Helena’s RC Church, Edison.
Interment will follow at St. Gertrude’s Cemetery, Colonia.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 24, 2010 from 2-4 & 6-9 PM in the funeral home.
In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to the National Kidney Foundation www.kidney.org .