Steven John De Paul, 63, of Belleville, passed away Saturday October 20, 2018. Born in Newark to the late John and Joan (nee Ventura) De Paul, he has lived in Belleville the past 54 years.
Steven was an Officer for the Essex County Department of Corrections for 25 years, retiring 11 years ago. He also did some part time security work and often assisted with funerals at Megaro Memorial Home.
He was a lifelong musician and professional drummer, playing with several bands including Heaven's Choice, Fascination and Out of the Blue. He was a dedicated bodybuilder and a longtime member of Signature Fitness in Belleville.
Funeral 9 am Wednesday from the Megaro Memorial Home 503 Union Avenue, Belleville. Mass 10:30 am St. Anthony of Padua Church, Belleville. Interment Glendale Cemetery, Bloomfield. Visitation Tuesday 3-7pm.
Steven is survived by his wife Debra (nee Amorosi), son Steven and his fiancé Janet, sister Valerie Zajac and her husband John, mother-in-law Angela Amorosi, many aunts, uncles, cousins, and faithful companions Toby and Remi.