In Memory of
Robert E. Delaney
1934 - March 12, 2014
E. Delaney, 80,
of Melbourne, passed away on March 12, 2014. He was born
in Jersey City, New Jersey to loving parents, the late
Harry and Mary (Keating) Delaney on January 19, 1934.
He served in the United
States Marine Corp from 1954 - 1957 and received an
He was with the New
York/New Jersey Port Authority Police from 1960 - 1982
then joined as a Deputy Sherriff of Monroe County from
1982 - 1992, a.k.a. Robert "Junk Yard Dog" Delaney.
He was named Officer of
the Year in 1992. Moving to Brevard County, he was a
member of Ascension Catholic Church.
Robert leaves memories to
be cherished by his loving wife Martha of 55 years, his
children, Robert (Jennifer), Kathleen (Donald), Shawn
(Nichole), Gail (Kenneth) and Francis (Tara); 17
grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death
by Francis X., and Harry and John Delaney. A celebration
of life will be on Saturday March 15, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.
at Davis Seawinds Funeral home, Melbourne, Florida.
In lieu of flowers, the
family would like contributions made in his name to MPN
Research Foundation (formerly MPD Foundation) at
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