James Delano

Obituary of James Winthrop Delano

James Winthrop Delano, age 51, of Trumbull, a police sergeant and 27 year veteran of the Stamford Police Department, died Tuesday, January 4, 2005 in Bridgeport Hospital. Born in White Plains, NY on September 9, 1953, he was a son of James W. and Kathleen E. Goane Delano of White Plains, New York. He was a 1971 graduate of Archbishop Stepinac High School of White Plains, NY and also attended Manhattan College. He was a volunteer ambulance driver in Yonkers, New York and also worked as a professional carpenter and was a member of the Carpenters Union. James was an auxiliary police officer in Stamford before joining the force in February 1978. He was promoted to the rank of sergeant in 1989. He was a member of the Police Benevolent Association and was named Stamford Police Associations Member of the Year in 2003. He had a passion for computers, photography, flying and his cats. He was a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association where he was currently pursuing his pilots license.

In addition to his parents, survivors include two devoted daughters, Sarah Elizabeth Delano and her fiancee, Brian C. Stowe of Warwick, Rhode Island and Alicia Ann Delano and her husband, Jeffrey S. Littwin of Roslyn Heights, New York, three brothers, John Delano and his wife, Judy of White Plains, New York, Mark Delano and his wife, Maureen of Briarcliff Manor, New York and Matthew Delano and his wife, Adele of Broomfield, Colorado, two sisters, Patricia Delano of Worchester, Massachusetts and Kathleen Cebula-Minieri of New York as well as four nieces and six nephews. 

Friends are invited to meet directly in St. Theresa Church, 5301 Main St., Trumbull on Friday, January 7, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, White Plains, New York. Friends may call on Thursday from 3-8 p.m. at the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull.

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