Anthony J. Delayo, 81, of Scranton, entered eternal peace on Saturday, December 21, 2019.
Raised in Old Forge, he was the son of the late Anthony and Katherine Cassella Delayo. Tony attended Old Forge public schools, served in the Pennsylvania National Guard and was the owner of Tony’s Floor Shop in Avoca. He never missed a family gathering and loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Tony was a racing enthusiast with a quick wit who could make anyone smile.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann Sweeney. Surviving are two daughters, Kathleen Goodlavage and husband Joseph, Jenkins Township, and Marie Kinder, Birdsboro, PA, a son, Anthony Delayo and wife Stacy, Dallas, a brother, Joseph Delayo, Jenkins Township, nine grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by five sisters, Philomena Korman, Marion Boginski, Lucille Yager, Josephine Valencia, and Joanne Slack, and three brothers, Michael, Francis, and John Delayo.
A memorial service will be held Monday, December 30, 2019 at 9:30AM in the chapel at Cathedral Cemetery, Oram Street in Scranton, with burial to follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Geisinger Health Foundation
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