Austin H. DeLaney of Port Jervis, N.Y., dies at age 90


Make text smaller Make text larger





Austin H. DeLaney of Port Jervis, N.Y., died on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at the New York State Veterans Home in Oxford, N.Y. He was 90.

Son of the late Austin and Edna Hayes DeLaney, He was born on April 1, 1927 in Port Jervis.

He proudly served with the U.S. Navy from 1944-1964.

He married Madeline Amato DeLaney, who pre-deceased him July 2, 1999.

Survivors include his son, Michael DeLaney, and his wife, Olivia of Knoxville, Tenn.; daughters, Kathleen Cardillo and her husband, Michael, of Utica, N.Y., and Josie Fairbrother and her husband, Paul, of Melbourne, Fla.; grandchildren, who knew him as "Poppy Meatball," Theresa West and her husband, Eddie, Michelle Maier and her husband, Chris, Laura Fairbrother and her fiancé, Jared, and Kelly Fairbrother; great-granddaughter, Annabelle; sister-in-law, Josephine King; brothers-in-law, Michael Amato and his wife, Henrietta, and Joseph Amato; and several nieces and nephews.

He was pre-deceased by his son Patrick DeLaney, sister Lenore Foster, and nephews Regis Foster and Thomas King.

He retired from the Navy after 20 years of dedicated service. He had a strong work ethic, usually working two different jobs at the same time. He continued working full time for the New York State Division of Youth at the Otisville State Correctional Facility. He was also employed as a school bus driver for the Port Jervis School District. He will always be remembered as a very kind and giving man.

He was a member of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Port Jervis; Tri-Sate Naval Ship #7241, Port Jervis; the Naval Helicopters Veterans Association; Roosa-Fleming VFW Post #161, Port Jervis; the Marsch-Kellogg American Legion Post 139, Milford; and the Port Jervis Lodge of Elks, #645 B.P.O.E.

Visitation was held Oct. 25 at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Port Jervis, followed by an Elks memorial service. Prayers were offered Oct. 26 at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Port Jervis, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church. The Rev. Matthew Newcomb was the celebrant. Interment was followed with military honors at St. Mary's Cemetery, Port Jervis.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas. 66675-8517.



Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

Black, green, or white, tea offers health benefits
Did you know that you can lower your body mass, simply by sipping tea?
Tea has antioxidants and other compounds that may protect against cancer, heart disease, osteoporosis,...

Read more »
Image

Turn your walk into a mindful moment
Walking has been practiced as a meditative technique for thousands of years, and is a great way to integrate mindfulness into your everyday life. But it’s easy to slip into...
Read more »
Image

Local students help produce 'A Doll’s House' at ESU
MILFORD — The East Stroudsburg University Theatre Department will present the 1879 Henrik Ibsen play "A Doll’s...
Read more »
Image

Let's celebrate the 50th observance of Earth Day in the produce aisle
To the Editor:
April 22 marks the 50th observance of Earth Day. Each of us can celebrate by reducing our driving, use of electric energy, and consumption of animals.

Read more »
Image

VIDEOS



Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers


MOST READ

Local News
Turn your walk into a mindful moment
  • Apr 21, 2018
Where in clues
Pike's Peek
  • Apr 20, 2018
Where in answers
Pike's Peek
  • Apr 20, 2018

MOST COMMENTED



Weather in Milford, PA