Colin J. Padderatz, 5, of Florence, passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia after a courageous battle with cancer.
Colin's favorite superheroes were Batman and Robin, with whom Colin shared many special traits. He faced every bit of adversity with great strength and courage and was brave, strong, funny and always had a smile on his precious face.
Great-grandson of the late, Ethel and Richard Carmignani and Margaret and Robert Stephan and nephew of the late, John Roger Carmignani; he is survived by his parents; Kristie Carmignani and Shane Padderatz; his maternal grandparents; Barb (Leip) and John Carmignani; his paternal grandparents; Lynne and Robert Padderatz; his maternal great-grandparents; Nora and Norman Leip; his aunts and uncles; Michele and Jim Potts; and Amanda; Shawn; and Karlie Carmignani; his special great-aunts who helped care for him; Nora Fallon; Debbie Runyon; and Kim and Dawn Leip; and many loving great-aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Monday (June 24) at 11:30 a.m. at the Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ 08690. Interment will follow in Colonial Memorial Park, Hamilton, NJ.
Relatives and friends may gather on Sunday (June 23) from 1-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. and Monday from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Saul Colonial Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sunshine Foundation of Mercer County, PO Box 55130 Trenton, NJ 08638 (www.sunshinefoundation.org) or the Jeremy Fund, 234 Sullivan Way, Ewing, NJ 08628 (www.thejeremyfund.org).
Published in The Trentonian on June 22, 2013