Peter J. DeLario
December 8, 1943–July 21, 2020
Peter Joseph DeLario of Mebane, NC 76, died on July 21, 2020 following a courageous battle with
pancreatic cancer, with the love and support of so many. He was born in Plainfield NJ., the son
of Peter C. and Constance DeLario. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Veronica, son Peter
Jeffrey (Jeff), grandchildren Nicklaus J. and Sarah N. DeLario, of Mebane. He is also survived
by his brother Joseph J. DeLario of Mansfield Texas, and many extended family and friends.
Pete and Ronnie grew up in Middlesex, NJ. Pete was drafted into the Army in 1964 and served
with the 15th Engineer Group outside Paris, France, and served until 1967. He retired from
Mack Trucks after a 32 year career. In retirement Ronnie and Pete enjoyed their extensive
travels within the United States and Europe.
Pete was proud of his Italian heritage and loved gatherings with family and friends, where pasta
and red wine were always on the menu. He was a member of the Mill Creek Golf Club, where
he had three hole-in-ones and enjoyed living on the 19th hole. Pete’s love of cars started with
1955 and 1957 Chevys, and included a 1967 Mustang and a 2014 crystal red ‘Vette.
A graveside service honoring his life will be held at 4:00 p.m. on July 31st at Mebane Memorial
Gardens. The family will host a reception at the Mill Creek Clubhouse beginning at 5:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to Duke HomeCare and Hospice, 4023 North
Roxboro Street, Durham, NC 27704. Online condolences may be sent to
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