John A. Delaney, 79, of New Milford, died peacefully on June 3, 2019. Beloved husband of 47 years to Freya (née Garcia). Devoted father of Patrick and his wife Karen, John and his wife Patricia and Nicholas. Cherished grandfather of Connor, Tyler, Brendan and Logan. Dear brother of Mary Oates.
John was born in New York City to Ellen (née Heneghan) and Patrick Delaney. He was employed with Swiss RE, New York City as a computer program specialist. John served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam, was a member of Elks Lodge #2290, New Milford and the American Legion Post 21, Cresskill.
Funeral Mass Friday, June 7th, 10 AM at St. Anthony’s R.C. Church, 199 Walnut Street, Northvale, NJ. Interment Ascension Cemetery, 650 Saddle River Road, Airmont (Monsey), NY. Visiting Thursday, June 6th, 2-4 & 7-4 PM at the Frech-McKnight Funeral Home, 161 Washington Avenue, Dumont, NJ. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made in John’s memory to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 114 Algonquin Parkway, Suite 1, Whippany, NJ 07981; www.salaamshrine.com or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; www.stjude.org.