September 25, 1927 ~ May 24, 2003
Edward Thomas Delinsky, 75, husband of 55 years to Jean Krommes Delinsky of 76 Butler St., passed away Sat., May 24, 2003 in MidState Medical Center. He was born in Mahanoy City, PA, Sept. 25, 1927, a son of the late John and Elizabeth Mooney Delinsky, and resided in Meriden from 1957 to 1989 when they moved to North Ft. Meyers, FL. Mr. Delinsky was employed as a quality control manager at the Stone Safety Co. of Wallingford prior to his retirement in 1989. He was a member and Past Master of Meridian Lodge # 77 A.F. & A.M., an avid bowler at T-Bowl Lanes and a country western steel guitar musician playing under the name of ''Eddie Wilson'' and he served in the US Navy during WW II. In addition to his wife he is survived by two daughters, Linda Marcantonio and Diane Kolman, a son and his wife, Glenn E. and Lori Delinsky all of Meriden, 7 grandchildren, Glenn Edward Delinsky, Joseph Kolman, Jr., Matthew Marcantonio, Erica Marcantonio, Ashley Kolman, Holly and Cheryl Roberts and 3 great-grandchildren, Zachary Delinsky, Andrew and Mikayla Hall. He was predeceased by a sister, Mary Sherwood. Friends and relatives may call at BEECHER & BENNETT FLATOW FUNERAL HOME, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden, Wednesday May 28 from 4 -7 p.m. A prayer service will be held at 7:00 with the Rev Eric Henderson officiating. Burial will be private.