Obituary for Michael John Dellay of Aberdeen

Michael John Dellay, 75, of Aberdeen passed away peacefully on October 6, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born April 1, 1947 in Kingston, NY to the late Romanus and Martha Buzeleski Dellay. Mike grew up in Lexington, KY.  He was an avid golfer and also enjoyed fishing.  He worked for 32 years with the US Postal Service in Aberdeen and was a member of Aberdeen First Baptist Church.  After his retirement from the postal service, Mike worked with Legacy Golf Links in Aberdeen for many years.   

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Susan McKellar Dellay; son David Dellay (Crystal); daughter Kristina (Timothy); grandchildren Lexi and Dylan; sisters Marta Kessinger (Jim) and Laura Farrow (Billy) and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Andrea Baker and brother Larry Dellay.

A visitation will be held Sunday, October 9, 2022 at 2:00PM at Boles Funeral Home, 425 W. Pennsylvania Avenue, Southern Pines, NC with a memorial service beginning at 3:00PM.

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Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.   

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