1930 – 2016

AUBURN — Milton “Mickey” Deletetsky, 85, of Auburn died on Sunday, Jan. 31, at Clover Health Care from complications of Parkinson’s disease.

He was born on May 11, 1930, in Lewiston, the son of Myer and Rae (Wesler) Deletetsky. He enjoyed reading, spending time with family, playing Nerf basketball with his kids and grandkids, drives in the country, crossword puzzles and long walks with his wife, Anne.

Mickey served four years on the USS Fred T. Berry, DD/DDE-858, during the Korean War. He previously worked at Bates Mill, Seltzer and Rydholm Pepsi Distributors, manager of One Stop Food and Ice of Lewiston and Payroll Management of Auburn. He also enjoyed delivering flowers for Mike Small of Roak the Florist on Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day.

Mickey was a member of the Tin Can Sailors Assoc. and the Fred T. Berry Assoc.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Anne; son, Michael and wife, Donna, of Portland; daughter, Cheryl and husband, David Brown Sr., of Auburn; son, Dan and wife, Casey, of Auburn; daughter, Sue and husband, Pete Slivinsky, of Windham; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren, with a fourth one due shortly.

He was predeceased by his parents and 12 older siblings.

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