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Christine L. Engel

August 17, 1972 - December 31, 2023

Christine L. Engel, 51, of Hamilton, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 31, 2023 at home.


Born in Trenton, she was a lifelong area resident. She graduated from Hamilton High School West, and Mercer County Community College with a degree in Nursing. Christine enjoyed spending time in the outdoors, fishing and hunting.  She was a very caring person, who  loved animals, and cared about everyone she met.  She cared more about others than she did herself.  She was a loving wife and mother, who had a great sense of humor. She will be missed and loved by anyone who had the opportunity to know her.


Predeceased by her paternal grandmother, Bertha South; her parents, Clarence and Doris (Storer) South; sister, Rose Persachelli; her son, Christopher South; and her beloved pets, Daisy the dog, Mitzy the cat, Hazel the chicken, and Peanut the squirrel; she is survived by her husband of 22 years, Richard Engel; 2 daughters, Christina South and Samantha Brewer; a brother, Tony Burzachiello and wife Rachel; 4 grandchildren, Maci Matucheck, Annmarie Ruiz, Victoria Engel, and Christopher South, Jr.; her dear friend,

Rachel Hamlin; and her beloved cat, Nugget.


Services are private and under the direction of the Buklad-Merlino Memorial Homes, Hamilton 










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