68, of Bayonne and Seaside Park, passed away on May 23, 2016, in New York City. Born in Weehawken, he was a lifelong Hudson County resident and spent a great deal of time at a second home in Seaside Park. He proudly served the nation as a member of the United States Army. Buddy was currently the Deputy Hudson County Administrator and the Director of the Hudson County Roads and Public Property Department. A long-time political consultant in Hudson County, Buddy ran the campaigns of former Jersey City Mayor Jeremiah Healy and former Bayonne Mayor Mark Smith and also played a crucial role in the campaigns and eventual elections of former Governor Jim McGreevey and current Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise. Buddy served as Chief of Staff for former Jersey City Mayors Gerry McCann and Jeremiah Healy and former Bayonne Mayor, Leonard Kiczek. He also served as City Business Administrator in Bayonne, West New York and Byram Township (Sussex County). He was lifelong member of Elks, North Arlington Lodge 1992, and a former member of the Guttenberg Volunteer Fire Department. Buddy is survived by his wife and best friend, Janis (nee: Wiergac) Demellier; his father, Harold E. Demellier, Sr.; his siblings, Joseph Demellier (Janet) and Claire Cook (John); his nephews, John and Mark Cook and Joseph Demellier; his niece, Adair Sullivan; several grandnieces and grandnephews; his sister-in-law, Judith Sullivan; and his companions, Lexus and Oliver. He was predeceased by his mother, Florence (nee: McKevitt) Demellier. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bayonne Athletic Field, 667 Avenue A. Funeral arrangements by BAYONNE MEMORIAL HOME, 854 Avenue C.

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