Johnny ‘John’ Delgado

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

Johnny “John” Delgado, who was born Nov. 21, 1954 in Superior, AZ to Pete and Lucy Delgado, passed away on Feb. 24, 2014 at Banner Baywood Hospital in Mesa.

He is survived by his mother, Lucia (Lucy); son, Dominic Delgado; sisters, Sylvia (Bob) Barrett and Cecilia Lopez; and brother, Al (Lydia) Delgado. He has also left many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by father, Pete Delgado.

Visitation and Rosary were held on Monday, March 3, 2014 at St. Frances of Assisi Catholic Church in Superior. Mass of Christian Burial followed. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery in Superior where he was laid to rest with Dad, other uncles, aunt, cousin, grandparents and great-grandmother.

John worked for Magma Copper until 1982 when it closed. He then went to work in Mesa, where he lived for a very short time before returning “home”.

He was a member of Concerned Citizens and Retired Miners Coalition since its inception.

John loved walking and photographing the surrounding area, sunsets from Superior and learning about the stars and constellations from his good friend, Steve “Astro” Casillas. Always easy going and forgiving he never shied away from expressing his mind.

Arrangements were made by Superior Funeral Home.

An online guestbook can be signed at www.superiorfuneral.com.

Staff (3594 Posts)

There are news or informational items frequently written by staff or submitted to the Copper Basin News, San Manuel Miner, Superior Sun, Pinal Nugget or Oracle Towne Crier for inclusion in our print or digital products. These items are not credited with an author.


Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
Facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Additional Stories

    Gene A. Benskin

    November 30th, 2016
    by

      Gene A. Benskin, 82, passed away Nov. 24, 2016.   Gene was born Feb. 3, 1934 in Jedsonia, Arkansas.  […]


    James T. Molina

    November 30th, 2016
    by

      James T. Molina, born June 27, 1929, passed away Nov. 12, 2016.   He is survived by his wife […]


    Jessie Guzman Vasquez

    November 17th, 2016
    by

      Jessie Guzman Vasquez was born Christmas day, 1933 in Superior Arizona. To all that loved her, she was affectionately […]


    Frank Victor Mesa

    November 17th, 2016
    by

      Frank Victor Mesa, 71, passed away in Phoenix on Oct. 14, 2016, having lost his battle with cancer.   […]


  • Additional Stories

    Norman Bilberry

    November 17th, 2016
    by

      Norman Bilberry, 74, of Young, Arizona, passed away Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, following a long illness.   Norman graduated […]


    Michael Ray Madala

    November 17th, 2016
    by

      Michael Ray Madala, 65, passed away Oct. 7, 2016 in Tucson, Arizona.   Michael is survived by his sons, […]


    Nellie J. McKim

    November 17th, 2016
    by

      Nellie J. McKim passed away on Nov. 8, 2016. She was born in Sulligent, Alabama, the daughter of Toliver […]


    Samuel Jerome Roby

    November 10th, 2016
    by

      Samuel Jerome Roby, loving husband, father, grandfather, and uncle, age 86, died Saturday Oct. 29, 2016, at the Hunter […]


  • Copperarea

  • [Advertisement.]
  • [Advertisement.]
  • Southeast Valley Ledger

  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather