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Obituary for James Delaney


James “Jim” Patrick Delaney, 90, of Melbourne, Florida passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 22nd with his family by his side.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia and is remembered lovingly by his children, Gerard of Huntsville, Alabama; Jim of Merritt Island; Susan Dougan (Ronnie) of Palm Bay; Francis (Stephanie) of Melbourne; Patrick of Melbourne; Maryanne (Mike Hughes) of Melbourne; Helen Schmal (Gary) of St. Cloud; John (Charlene) of Palm Bay; and JoAnne Hernandez (David) of Palm Bay along with 13 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

Jim was a retired police lieutenant from the New York City Housing Authority and a veteran of the United States Navy where he served as a hospital corpsman in WWII and the Korean War. Through the years, he was very active in various organizations in Brevard County, including VFW Post 3991, West of Eau Gallie Civic Association, Keep Brevard Beautiful and Ancient Order of Hibernians. Jim was an avid sports fan and was known for his love of the Brooklyn Dodgers.

The viewing will be held at Beach Funeral Home, 4999 Wickham Road, Melbourne, FL on July 26 at 4:00 pm. The funeral service will be held at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 3050 N Hwy A1A, Indialantic, FL on July 27 at 11:00 am. In addition to flowers, donations can be made to the Sisters of St. Joseph, 1725 Brentwood Road, Brentwood, NY.

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