SALISBURY, Md. - Joseph Frank Delatte, Sr., 89, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at the home of his daughter. Born in Donaldsonville, Louisiana, he was the son of the late Wilfred and Georgianna Delatte. He served in the US Navy for thirty years, retiring in 1971 as a Master Chief Petty Officer. He was a life member of VFW Post 194, a member of the Salisbury Moose Lodge 654, Elks and the American Legion.
He is survived by a daughter, Debra Delatte Schaub and husband, Charles; a son, Joseph Frank Delatte, Jr. and wife, Karen; a brother, Gerald Delatte and a sister, Betty J. Blouin; a niece, Gail P. Benton and husband, Mark; four grandchildren, Melissa D. Beverly and husband, William; Justin W. Schaub and wife, Julie; Jordan R. Schaub and Jessica M. Delatte; two great grandchildren, Devin Beverly and Cora Elizabeth Schaub and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Richard C. Delatte.
A visitation will be held from 6 pm to 8 on Monday, December 10, 2012 at Holloway Funeral Home in Salisbury. A private funeral for family will be held at Wicomico Memorial Park in Salisbury. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions to be sent to Coastal Hospice, PO Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802-1733. Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804. To send condolences to the family, please visit Holloway Funeral Home's website.