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“He was the best psychiatrist I ever had and I had many. He always made me feel I was there for a reason. He died doing what he loved doing helping...Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: Tracy Zatlin - Mckeesport, PA

“Came across the obituary inadvertently. Attended classes with John at Pitt. I send my condolences to John's family. I have happy memories of John...Read More »
2 of 25 | Posted by: Stephanie Birkmeyer - Oakmont, PA

“Dear Rose, I am sorry to her of John's passing. We were classmates at Pitt from '56-'60, He was GREAT help to me after my husband died. I regret...Read More »
3 of 25 | Posted by: Maryann Tarr

“Dear Rose,I just heard of John's passing and wanted to share my condolences. I have such fond memories of our time together in class and am humbled...Read More »
4 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“In the short time that I went to Dr Delaney he helped me so much. I will truly miss him. ”
5 of 25 | Posted by: tamara nelson - turtle creek, PA

“Dear Rose:I am so sorry to hear of your loss. John was a wonderful, warm and very kind person. So Talented and enjoyed by all who came in contact...Read More »
6 of 25 | Posted by: Jennie Bullard - Vandergrift, PA

“Dr. john, so sorry we were not close, thought of you every so often,but never acted on it. Never saw you without a smile and a kind word..you were...Read More »
7 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“I remember John arriving at Johnston Elementary School in Wilkinsburg either in kindergarten or first grade with a small briefcase. I guess that...Read More »
8 of 25 | Posted by: Joyce Allen - Sutersville, PA

“I am sorry for your loss. May Dr. Delaney rest now and be safe in God's memory. ”
9 of 25 | Posted by: Marie - Mercersburg, PA

“To Dan:Please accept my condolences on the death of your brother. It's especially tough when family leaves you too early. All the best to you and...Read More »
10 of 25 | Posted by: Richard Barnes - Allison Park, PA

“It was with great sadness that I learned of the death of this fine man and true friend. As a former WPH psych nurse, I knew Dr. D. (as I called him)...Read More »
11 of 25 | Posted by: Elizabeth Cuomo - verona, PA

“So sorry to hear of Dr. Delaney's passing. Enjoyed many years of collaboration and good cheer with him at West Penn. Always with thoughtful advice,...Read More »
12 of 25 | Posted by: Edward Sisenwain - Pittsburgh, PA

“May God bless deepest sympathy high schoolChum. Arthur Gerald. ”
13 of 25 | Posted by: Arthur Gerald - Pittsburgh, PA

14 of 25 | Posted by: Carol French - Kittanning, PA

15 of 25 | Posted by: SHIRLEY STEARN - RITE AID

“Rose, I am so sorry to hear of John's passing. He was a great mentor to me during my days at Eli Lilly, and was such a "good guy". I will keep you...Read More »
16 of 25 | Posted by: Bruce Kaufer - Greensburg, PA

“Rose I am sorry to hear of your loss...my prayers are with you. Always enjoyed when you both came to Casa Doro...he loved the watch shows. Will be...Read More »
17 of 25 | Posted by: Dee Zokaites - Portland, OR

“Rose, you are in our thoughts and prayers. John was such a wonderful person. I am honored to have known him. ”
18 of 25 | Posted by: Roseann Rybicki - Kittanning

“Dr. Delaney was the first doctor to listen to me, take me seriously and treat me as though I was intelligent. I don't think he can be adequately...Read More »
19 of 25 | Posted by: Leigh Anne La Londe - Pittsburgh, PA

“He was truly one of the best doctors I have ever been honored to meet. Our sympathy to Dan and Dee and family. Sincerely, Gail and Ken Rowles ”
20 of 25 | Posted by: Gail and Ken Rowles - FL

“Rose,John was a wonderful person. He always thought of others first. I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.MJ ”
21 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“My condolences to Dr. Delaney's family. He has helped me for many years.What a wonderful human being he was. So understanding and compassionate. He...Read More »
22 of 25 | Posted by: Barbara Porco - Verona, PA

“I'm so very saddened to hear about this I loved him he was so kind and so understanding, he always listened to everything I had to say and always had...Read More »
23 of 25 | Posted by: Suzanne Yingling (Mendenhall)

“ROSE, so sorry for your loss. you are in my thoughts and prayers... ”
24 of 25 | Posted by: REGINA KENNEDY - MCKEES ROCKS, PA

“A great man...the world is a little sadder today...my condolences to Rose and his family. ”
25 of 25 | Posted by: Carol Knox - Mars, PA

John was born on June 23, 1938 and passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2016.

John was a resident of Aspinwall, Pennsylvania at the time of passing.

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 was married to Rose (Hammond) Delaney.

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. Upcoming Events


4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Weddell-Ajak Funeral Home
100 Center Avenue
Aspinwall, PA 15215

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Joseph Church
342 Dorseyville Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15215

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Cemetery Details

Calvary Cemetery
718 Hazelwood Ave
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15217

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In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Church, 342 Dorseyville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15215.