Paul R. Delahanty, 65, of Hartford, CT, passed away suddenly on Sunday, March 8, 2020.
Born on July 2, 1954, in Boston, MA he was one of seven children born to the late John A. Delahanty and Winifred M. (Catino) Delahanty. Paul was a graduate of Brockton High School in 1972 and later received his Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Bemidji State University in Minnesota. He taught Math, at the middle school level, in Bemidji, Minnesota and later in Colchester, Connecticut.
He is survived by his siblings, Dennis J. Delahanty of South Boston, Barbara Lee and her husband Gregory of Middleboro, Brian J Delahanty and his wife Constance of Middleboro and Mark Delahanty of Tampa, Florida; his niece Leigh Delahanty, his nephews Ian Delahanty and Brendan and Timothy Lee, 1 grand-niece and 2 grand-nephews. He was the brother of the late John Delahanty and Maura Delahanty.
Paul was a baseball umpire in Connecticut for several little league organizations, high school league, and colleges and minor league teams. He had the opportunity to umpire a game in Cooperstown, NY during a Baseball Hall of Fame Induction weekend.
Paul had many interests. He loved skydiving, softball and going for long rides on his bike. He played the blues harmonica and was in several local blues bands.
All are cordially invited to the Prophett-Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 98 Bedford St., Bridgewater on Saturday, June 27th 2020 for visiting hours with phase 2 covid 19 restrictions from 12:00PM-2:00PM. Interment will be held privately in the Melrose Cemetery, Brockton.