John F. Delaney Jr., M.D., Ph.D., 78, of Fox Chapel, died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Rose (Hammond) Delaney; brother of Daniel, and his wife, Dee Delaney; uncle of Anne Delaney, Daniel (Haley) Delaney Jr., and their children, Adele and Jack; and brother-in-law of Joella Hammond. Dr. Delaney was the medical director of Milestone. He was a board-certified psychiatrist, neurologist and geriatric psychiatrist. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh Medical School, did his residencies at the University of Pittsburgh and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic. John was a retired colonel with the Army Reserves. John most recently was the District 13 trustee for the PA Medical Society, and president of the History of Medicine Society. When people would thank him for helping them, he would say, "that's what I'm supposed to do." John was the best husband, friend and colleague, and the world is a better place because of him.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at the WEDDELL-AJAK FUNERAL HOME,100 Center Ave., Aspinwall, where a parting prayer will be said at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, followed at 10 a.m. by a Christian Funeral Mass in St. Joseph Church, O'Hara Township.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph's Church, 342 Dorseyville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15215.
Published in Pittsburgh Tribune Review from Nov. 28 to Nov. 30, 2016.