James DelBello, Esq. age 83 passed away peacefully at home in Wallingford, PA. on July 31, 2022. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Dr. Marjorie DelBello, children Catherine and James DelBello, Jr., Esq., grandchildren Sydney, Rocco, Analise, and Declan and many beloved nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, James and Christine(DiNubile), and sister Mary DelBello. Jim was born and raised in Yeadon, PA. He later lived in Media and Philadelphia, PA. He enlisted in the US Army and was trained at the Foreign Language School at the Presidio in San Francisco. He was a graduate of Saint Joseph’s University, where he received a BA in history; then after the army, Jim received a master’s degree in Russian Studies from Georgetown University. While at Georgetown, Jim applied his language skills by working as a translator for the Library of Congress. Later he went on to attain a Juris Doctorate from Temple University. He practiced law in Delaware County for over fifty years. Jim was an Assistant District Attorney and successfully tried many high-profile cases, before going into private practice in Media, PA. Jim enjoyed spending time with his family. He was an avid Eagles fan, an accomplished woodworker, and a lifelong scholar and lover of classic literature and history. He particularly enjoyed the works of James Joyce and traveled to Dublin twice to deepen his knowledge of that author. Funeral services are private. Donations in his name can be made to Alzheimer’s Association | Donate to Fight Alzheimer’s Disease.