Fred R. Delazio Jr., 72

JAN. 26, 1939-DEC. 17, 2011

December 19, 2011

Fred Rosario Delazio Jr., 72, of Hagerstown, Md., died Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Jan. 26, 1939, in Hazelton, Pa., he was the son of the late Fred R. Delazio and Nellie Lamana Delazio.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He was employed with KAR Products Inc. in Cranberry, N.J., for 15 years, retiring in 1998.

He was of the Catholic faith.

He was a member of American Legion Funkstown Post 211, Goodwill Athletic Club and Washington County AMVETS Post 10.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Kathleen Delazio; a daughter, Robin Melody Brooks of Hagerstown; a brother, Ronald Delazio, and wife, Joyce, of Allentown, Pa.; and two grandsons, Zachary Brooks and Joshua Brooks.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Michael Seger will officiate. Burial will be in Park Head Cemetery in Big Pool, Md. Graveside military honors will be provided by Washington County AMVETS Post 10 and Marine Corps League of Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Wednesday one hour before the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742; or to Humane Society of Washington County, P.O. Box 367, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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