John N. Delgado

Delgado, John N. Age 94, Army Air Corp WWII Veteran. Beloved husband of the late Rita (nee Calabrese); loving father of Linda M. (Al) Gonzalez, Richard J. Delgado and the late John R. U.S.M.C. (Jean) Delgado; cherished grandfather of Sandra Johnson, John R. Jr. (Veronica) Delgado and Gina (Wayne) Garrity; great-grandfather of Stephen, Ivan, Lauren, Ethan, Vincent and Nicholas; loving brother of Connie (John) Perez, Liz (the late Leo) Hernandez, the late Dora (the late John) Soto, Esther (the late Joe) Lopez, Fr. Leo Delgado and Michael U.S.M.C. (the late Frances) Delgado; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews; companion of Donna Vanek; former father-in-law of Richard Martinez. Funeral Tuesday 8:45 A.M. from Richard J. Modell Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 5725 S. Pulaski Rd. to Our Lady of the Snows Church, Mass 9:30 A.M. Private Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Founding member of Manuel Perez American Legion Post. Founder of the John Delgado Orchestra. In lieu of flowers, donations to ASPCA appreciated. Visitation Monday 3-9P.M. (773)767-4730 or

Funeral Home

Richard J. Modell Funeral Home & Cremation Services
5725 South Pulaski Road Chicago, IL 60629
(773) 767-4730

Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Sept. 15, 2013