Millerton – Col. Joseph A. DeLango, Sr., 84, a forty
five year area resident formerly of Wingdale and Yonkers, NY died peacefully at
Noble Horizons in Salisbury, CT on Sunday, June 18, 2017 with his devoted
family at his side.
Born November 22, 1932 in Yonkers, NY he was the son
of the late Madeline (DeMarco) and Louis DeLango. Joe attended Yonkers Schools
and for a brief period of time owned Serv-All Service Station in Yonkers where
he worked as a master mechanic. On May 8, 1966 he married the love of his life
Patricia Koblosh. Mrs. DeLango survives in Millerton. Joe and Pat were truly
“soul mates” forever. Always interested in antiques, Joe attended Reich College
of Auctioning in Mason City, Iowa and worked as a professional auctioneer for
over forty years. Joe owned Eastern Dutchess Auction Gallery in Wingdale, NY
having moved to Dutchess County in the early 1970’s. He also operated Hawk
Acres Farm where he raised thousands of sheep, goats, chickens and other
livestock for over twenty six years.
Joe loved the farm and also loved raising his
beloved children. His family will always remember his warm smile and big hugs
and kisses. (He always wanted “sugar” from them all). In his later years he
kept busy by operating DeLango Taxi Service and Col. Joe’s Antiques &
Collectibles and Grandpa Joe’s Game Room in Amenia. Many of his friends would
always wave and smile and say hello when he sat in front of DeLango Automotive
in his wheelchair, greeting all of Mike’s customers. Joe was a loving husband,
devoted father and true friend to all. He will be dearly missed and never
forgotten. The family wishes to thank Noble Horizons for the excellent care and
compassion he received in his final days.
In addition to his beloved wife Pat, Joe is survived
by eight children; Michael DeLango and his wife Larissa, Donna Bates and her
husband Andrew, Laura DeLango, Dominic DeLango and his wife Shannon, Vincent
DeLango and his wife Kellie, Anthony DeLango and his wife Kim, Beth Ann DeLango
and Jo-Ann Padula; his precious grandchildren, Nickolas, Natalie, Mia, Michael,
Jr., Dashel, Dagny, Olivia, Stacey, J.J., Ashton, Anthony Jr., Joey, Dana,
Nickolas and many great grandchildren. In Addition to his parents he was also
predeceased by a son and daughter in law, Joseph, Jr. and Mary Beth DeLango and
his two sisters, Ann Torelli and Lucy Harmony.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, June 22, 2017 from 2-4 & 7-9pm at the Scott D.
Conklin Funeral Home, 37 Park Avenue, Millerton, NY 12546. A Mass of Christian
Burial will be celebrated on Friday June 23, 2017 at 11am at Immaculate
Conception Church, 4 Lavelle Road, Amenia, NY. Rev. Kent Wilson will officiate.
Burial will follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Route 22, Amenia,
NY. To send an online condolence please