• The Hammonton Gazette

Vincent D. DeLaurentis Sr.



Vincent D. DeLaurentis Sr., 88, of Hammonton passed away at his residence on Tuesday, July 27, 2021.


Born in Hammonton he was a lifelong resident. Vince was selected to the All State Football team in high school. He went on to play for the University of Alabama from 1950 - 1954. In 1953 he played in the Cotton Bowl and in 1954 he played in the Orange Bowl. He was a member of the Bakers Semi Pro Football team. Vince was a teacher in the Hammonton School District from 1958 - 1993. He was a Past President of the Hammonton Education Association. He coached high school football, baseball, boys’ basketball and girls’ basketball. Vince and his late wife, Marie, were the supervisors at Hammonton Lake Park for almost 30 years. Together they started Camp Tuscaloosa there and later on READ Preschool. He will always be remembered through the positive impact he has had on so many lives through his teaching, coaching and mentoring. He has been a part of not only his family’s happy childhood memories, but of generation’s.


Vince is survived by his three children and their spouses, Dawn and Admiral Karl Schultz, Dina and John Moorhead and Retired Captain Vincent D. and Joan DeLaurentis; 10 grandchildren, Joshua, Johnny, Mindy, Kelsey, Lindsey, Vincent III, Annaliese, Ariana, Eric and Zachary; and four great-grandchildren.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.


Arrangements made by Carnesale Funeral Home (www.carnesalefuneralhome.com).