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John Michael Delargy, Sr.
April 14, 1936 ~ June 21, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Ware - John Michael Delargy, Sr., age 87, passed away on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 in Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. John was born on April 14, 1936, in Springfield, Massachusetts, son of the late William Delargy and Sophia (Latwis) Delargy. John was raised and educated in Gilbertville section of Harwick, and was a 1954 graduate of the former Hardwick High School. He enlisted in the United States Navy on September 23, 1954 and was Honorably Discharged on September 17, 1958 with the rank of Radioman Second Class. John served aboard the USS Hazelwood (Fletcher-class destroyer). In July of 1961, John entered into Holy Matrimony with Margaret Mary Slattery in St. Mary's Church in Ware, together they were wed for 59 years, until Peggy sadly passed away, on November 18, 2020. John was employed for many years for ET& L Construction Corporation of Stow, MA. He served as a construction supervisor, prior to retirement. John lived in Gilbertville, MA for many years, and moved to Ware, MA in 1966. John was a communicant of St. Mary's Church in Ware. He leaves behind his children, his son, John Michael Delargy, Jr. and his wife Melissa, his daughter, Kathleen Rougeau and her husband Steven, his grandchildren; Lee Barbiasz and his wife Jaelyn, Dwight Barbiasz, Jamison Holder and Olivia Rougeau. John also leaves behind his great-grandchildren: Elijah, Eloise, Baker and Nash, his brother, William Tracey, sisters, Helen Bessette and Norene Whiteley. Sadly, John was predeceased by his wife of 59 years, Margaret Mary "Peggy" Delargy, and his sisters, Joan Seyer and Ann Comstock. A Funeral Mass will be offered on Tuesday, June 27, 2023 at 10 AM in St. Mary's Church, South St., Ware, MA. Everyone will meet directly in the church on Tuesday morning. Interment with Military Honors and Prayers of Committal will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Ware. There are no calling hours. Cebula Funeral Home of Ware is directing the final services. For more information and an online guestbook, please visit: www.cebulafuneralhome.com .