Robert P. Delano


Robert P. Delano of Saratoga Springs, passed away Saturday, April 16, 2011 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Schaghticoke, December 12, 1931, he was the son of the late Patrick and Angeline Delano. Bob worked for WestVaco Paper Co in Mechanicville and later for Manning Paper in Green Island for many years, retiring in 1993. After his retirement, he worked security at the flat track in Saratoga. Bob served in the National Guard. He was a racing enthusiast and spent many weekends at the harness track. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and being in the great outdoors. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends.

Bob is survived by his wife, Doris “Dottie” Delano, 2 daughters, Lori Fruci (Dom) of Stillwater, Robin Wenzel (Mike) of Arizona, 2 granddaughters, Tamara Lescault (Scott), and Stephanie Lape (Nicholas), 4 great grandchildren, Paige, Luc and Leah Lescault, and Nicholas Lape, Jr, 2 sisters, Mary “Babe” Frederico of Mechanicville, and Patricia Kayajian (Gary) of Clifton Park, and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 9am Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at Armer Funeral Home, Inc 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. Burial will follow in St Peter’s Cemetery, Saratoga Springs. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Tuesday evening from 6-8pm at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice of Saratoga, 179 Lawrence Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.