Anthony J. Delsandro, 86, formerly of Denver, civil engineer, retired Army colonel

By on May 28, 2014

Anthony J. Delsandro, 86, of Willow Valley Manor of Lancaster, formerly of Denver, passed away Thursday, May 22, 2014, at Hospice and Community Care, Mt. Joy.

He was born in Pittsburgh to the late John D’Allesandro of Bascilla, Italy and the late Rose Mendola from Calabrea, Italy. He was the husband of the late Bettylouise (Lloyd) Delsandro who passed away in 1994.

Anthony earned his bachelors degree in civil engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. He worked for over 40 years as a construction engineer for numerous firms throughout the United States and Middle East. He was a Registered Professional Engineer and worked for both the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New York. Anthony retired as a colonel from the US Army 358th Civil Affairs, Norristown,. His service included Japan Far East, First Cavalry and Dept. of Engineering, Ft. Belvoir, Va. He enjoyed playing bridge, traveling and golfing. He also enjoyed the companionship and activities with the residents at Willow Valley.

He is survived by a daughter: Darlene A., wife of Howard D. “Dean” Bennett of Denver.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at

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