Delaney, Sr.

Robert P. Delaney, Sr.

Robert P. Delaney, Sr., 91, of Greenport, passed away peacefully on June 21, 2020, with his family by his side, at his residence in Delray Beach, Florida. He was born on August 30, 1928, in Hudson, to the late Margaret McNally and Bartholomew Delaney. He attended St. Mary’s Academy, enlisted in the United States Navy and served aboard the U.S.S Carrier Leyte. On November 27, 1948, he married Mary Dolan, together they were married 71 years.

Bob worked as an internal sales manager for Foster’s Refrigeration Corp., and during this time also held the position of 3rd Ward Alderman for the City of Hudson and was a Town Justice for 28 years for the Town of Germantown. He was also a member of the New York State Magistrates Association, Knights of Columbus and a lifetime member of the Rogers Hose Fire Company, Hudson Elks Lodge 787 and the Hudson Powerboat Association.

Bob is survived by his wife Mary, and children Karen Pollack, Susan Espiritu, Kathleen Conklin, Teresa Ebling, Christina Reick (Marc) and Robert Delaney, Jr. Bob is also survived by his sons-in-law David Pollack, Stephen Espiritu. and Robert Conklin. Bob will be missed by his thirteen grandchildren Eileen (Don) Betts, Leah (Eric) Rhoads, Emily (Doug) Gingerich, Shaun (Wren) Espiritu, Melissa (Keith) Gorman, Brian Conklin, Mark (Courtney) Conklin, Christopher (Heather) Cleary, Cameron Cleary, Ryan and Alana Reick, Connor and Ashlyn Delaney; and his nine great-grandchildren, Gavin Betts, River Rhoads, Jordan and Rylan Gingerich, Sebastian Espiritu, Grace and Myles Gorman, Juliette and Bernadette Conklin, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Bob was predeceased by his brothers Bart, Thomas and Jack, his sisters Catharine Fingar and Mary McGraw and nephew David Dolan.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday July 15, at 1:00pm from Holy Trinity St Mary’s Parish. Visitation prior to Mass will be at the Bates & Anderson Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home from 10:30-12:30. Interment will be in Cedar Park Cemetery.

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