Delilah Joy Rosario of Belleville died on May 18, 2021. She was 18 years old.
Delilah graduated from Belleville High School in 2020 and was studying psychology at William Paterson University, her obituary says.
A GoFundMe in Delilah's memory launched by Ramon Espinol had raised more than $11,000 as of June 1.
Delilah was honored with a lantern-release ceremony last weekend.
BOE member Frank Velez remembered her as "force of positivity and joy," on a post from the ceremony.
"Delilah was a beautiful person & it was a beautiful sight to see the community come together for such a special soul."
Delilah's obituary remembers her for her "angelic smile and natural artistic abilities."
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