Robert "Bobby" Delesky

November 8, 1937February 18, 2013
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Robert 'Bobby' Adam Delesky, 75 of Pine Ridge, Florida passed away on Monday, February 18, 2013. Bobby was born on November 8, 1937 in Manville, New Jersey. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a police officer for 42 years. Bobby moved to this area in 2005 from Manville, New Jersey. He was of the Catholic faith and a lifetime member of the American Legion.

Bobby was preceded in death by his brothers, Edward, Lenny and Richard Delesky and by his sister, Theresa Erdek.

Survivors include his wife, Debra Delesky of Pine Ridge, Florida; son, David Delesky of Hillsborough, New Jersey; daughter, Constance Miklowcic of Hillsborough, New Jersey; step daughter, Catherine La Haye of Charlotte, North Carolina; brother, Wally Delesky of Easton, Pennsylvania; sister, Barbara Bingert of Hillsborough, New Jersey; grandchildren, Owen and Alex; nephew, Roger Erdek and serveral other nieces and nephews.

Arrangements entrusted to Fero Funeral Home


  • Visitation Friday, February 22, 2013
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 23, 2013

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February 24, 2013


Thomas, Sharon Carman (Somerset)

John "Lapo"tasky

February 23, 2013

I finally broke down last night and can't say it eased the pain of loosing a life long friend that I had in Bobby. I will always cherish the fond memories Bob and I built up over 75 years. When I do things that Bob and I did togeather, weather it be cooking , fishing or doing something for honey do,There will be a void that I could never fill without him. Love you Bob, until we meet again.

Karen Langan

February 22, 2013

I will always have the wonderful memories of Las Vegas, fishing and Florida. My grandchildren also enjoyed your fun loving nature. Florida won't be the same without you, but you will always be in our hearts.

February 22, 2013

What can we say about our Florida Grandpa? It will not be the same this May when we go and you are not there, Thomas is devestated! You were always so good to us, and so fun to be around.
Thank you for being you and for all the memories, we will miss you terribly!
Kylie, Thomas, Michael, and Ryan
( Your adopted grandchildren)

Debi Sita

February 21, 2013

Uncle Bobby always loved to have fun! He was the life of any party. I loved listening to him play his accordian and was thrilled when he bought Nino his little miniature accordian years ago and will treasure that forever. Although I haven't seen him in years- I can hear his music and see him dancing in my mom's kitchen. I have fond memories of my uncle. He will be missed.

gerard carrier

February 21, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Michael Lapotasky

February 20, 2013

I will cherish my fond memories of sitting on your lap while listening to your outrageous stories as a little boy, chasing you around Manville Police Headquarters with handcuffs, and most of all fishing with you, Dad, and Skip on Raritan Bay, while noshing on sandwiches and homemade Italian wine...and the hot peppers from the garden...!!!

I was always aware of how much you meant to father, and to that end, you always meant the world to me. We may not have seen one another or even spoke to another very often over the last few years, but I thought of you frequently and always bragged to people that you were my Godfather.

From what I am reading here, you were the same type of man in Florida that you were in New Jersey. You brought such complete joy and peace to everyone you encountered. Thank you for always being quick to smile, tell a joke or lift people's spirits everywhere you went. I am sure "Big-D" will be happy to see you once again, as I am sure all of your beloved siblings will be.

Until we next meet, I sincerely hope that you are taking advantage of the perpetually good fishing weather in the afterlife. I will miss you...

With Love,
Your Godson

Ken Otrimski

February 20, 2013

Sorry to hear about your dad. I had some good times together with him and Uncle John Lapo!!! Take care and stay safe! Kenny O

February 20, 2013

Sending My heartfelt Condolences at this
diffucult time. I was lucky to have known Bobby D.since I was a little girl. When I think of him, all I can see is him bringing a smile to everyone he knew, always had great stories to tell & played the accordian like no one else I have ever known. May he rest in Peace &
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
With Deepest Sympathy~
Barbie ( Lapotasky )Bauman

February 19, 2013

Bob, we are going to miss you bringing over the paper every morning and sitting and talking about nothing. We will be here for Debbie and Slader when ever we are needed. Joe & Eileen