Tom M. Delehanty

Alton | Monday, July 1 2013

Tom M. Delehanty, 76, passed away at 11:42 am Monday, July 1, 2013 at St Anthony’s Hospital in Alton, Illinois.   


He was born on April 22, 1937 in Alton IL, the son of the late Melvin P. and Emma Marie (Norris) Delehanty.  

Tom was a carrier with the United States Postal Service for 25 years. He loved to walk and enjoyed the company of other people. He also did volunteer work with Hospice and especially with the Sisters of St. Francis.

He is survived by one sister: Barbara and her spouse Richard Grimes of Quincy Illinois, and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters: Patricia L. Andrews, James E. Delehanty, Mary Ann Jones, and Agnes M. Martinez, and one step brother: Charles “Junior” Junk.

In celebration of his life, visitation will be from 4 to 7 pm Tuesday July 9, 2013 at Staten-Fine Funeral Home in Alton.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 am Wednesday July 10, 2013 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton, with Father Jim Walther O.M.V. officiating.

Burial will follow at St Patrick’s Cemetery in Godfrey.

Memorials may be made to the Sisters of St. Francis.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Staten, Fine & Burke Funeral Home

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