Donald J. Deleppo of Chelmsford
He was married to Carmel Deleppo with whom he celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary on December 31, 2016.
Born in Waterbury, CT, he was the son of the late Alfred and Josephine Deleppo. He graduated from the Sacred Heart High School in Waterbury, CT in 1951 and from St. Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont in 1955 with a BS in Biology.
He proudly served with the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.
Donald worked as a system analyst for Mitre of Bedford, MA, retiring in 1993. He had previously worked for the Raytheon Company.
He was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church and was a CYO basketball coach.
Donald was a member of the Jaycees, the American Legion, the Knights of Columbus, the Chelmsford Little League, the Chelmsford Girls’ Softball League, the Chelmsford Pop Warner Football League and the Chelmsford High School All Sports Booster Club.
He enjoyed traveling, golfing and playing bocce ball. His greatest joy was attending his grandchildren’s events.
Donald was resident of Chelmsford for many years and a winter resident of Boynton Beach, FL.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his children, Darlene and her husband, Timothy Greenwood of Pelham, NH, Mary Jo and her husband, Bruce Clark of Chelmsford, MA, Darrell and his wife, MaryAnn Deleppo of Eastham, MA, Theresa and her husband, Mark Braga of Hopkinton, MA, and John and his wife, Alayne Deleppo of Franklin, MA; a sister, Lucille Mattaboni of Waterbury, CT; eleven grandchildren, Joseph Greenwood and fiancée, Kristie Mizinski, Rebecca and her husband, Nicholas Russo, Andrew Clark and fiancée Maria McDuffie, Eric Donald Clark, Michael Deleppo and fiancée Mary Degenkolb, Marc Deleppo, Matthew Deleppo and fiancée Patricia Mallory, Michelle Deleppo, Timothy Braga, Kyle Braga, and Sarah Deleppo; a great grandchild, Ezra Deleppo and many nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours Thurs. 3 to 7 P.M. Funeral Fri. at 10am from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 11am at St. Mary Church. Burial in the Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford. Memorials may be made in his name to St. Michael’s College, 1 Winooski Park, Colchester, VT 05439. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.