John "Del" Daliposon
March 25, 1931
June 24, 2014
John "Del" Daliposon died June 24, 2014 after a lengthy illness. Del was born on March 25, 1931 in Jersey City, New Jersey & raised in Brooklyn, New York. His parents were Juan & Eleanor (Keefe) Daliposon.
At the age of 20, he joined the Air Force. He spent 10 years in the Air Force, volunteering for Korea. He never got to Korea, but did make it to downtown Paris where he was stationed for 3 1/2 years as an Air Policeman. He played a lot of sports, like baseball, softball, basketball & football, so he got to travel all over Europe playing for the Air Force. He later became a Sentry Dog Trainer & then was trained in electronics. Feb. 2, 1962, Del met Barbara Flay on a bus trip to Squaw Valley, Calif. On Oct. 12, 1963 they were married.
Del worked in electronics & coached Pop Warner football until 1967 when his family started to increase. In 1972 he became a Snap-On Tools dealer & that moved the family from San Jose, California, to Klamath Falls, Oregon, Colfax, California, & finally to Reno, Nevada.
Del was a member of the Swinging Sams RV chapter for over 25 years, the Reno Elks Lodge & the Reno Roll'n Elks RV club. Del loved to travel & camp in his motor home.
Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Barbara, son, Steve (Christie) Daliposon, daughter, Nancy Daliposon, four grandchildren; Colby, Tyler & Camille Daliposon & Summer Ranson. He has one sister, Pat Nevarez, (Bill) of Santa Clara, Calif. He was predeceased by his younger brother, Bob, & (Tenna) of Hillsboro, Ore.
A memorial service is scheduled for 11 am, July 8, 2014, at Mountain View Mortuary, 425 Stoker Ave. Reno, Nevada 89503. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the
of Nevada, 10615 Double R. Blvd, Reno, NV, or the
, 691 Sierra Rose Dr, Reno, NV 89511-4010
Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on June 27, 2014