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                                                      DELANEY    Marie                                  Oct 21,1926-May 28th, 2019It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of Marie Delaney at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in
DELANEY Marie Oct 21,1926-May 28th, 2019It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of Marie Delaney at the Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville, NL on May 28, 2019. Surrounded by her loving family, Marie passed peacefully at the age of 92. She was born in Burin, NL, daughter of sea captain Joseph Lundrigan and Mary (Penney) Lundrigan.Marie is survived by her five children, Brian (Jean) Delaney, Robert (Marina) Delaney, Wayne (Sandi) Delaney, Maureen Jackson (Barry), Joan Delaney, eight grandchildren, Adam Delaney, Ashley Ward (Mike), Justin Cormier, Holly Delaney, Allan Delaney, Briant Delaney, Colin Delaney, Catherine Delaney, two great- grandchildren, Adelaide Ward, Holland Ward, caregiver Alice March and a large circle of relatives and friends. She was pre-deceased by her parents, Joseph and Mary Lundrigan, her husband, Jerome Delaney, her sister, Clarice Gillis, and her granddaughter Jenna Delaney.Marie moved to the Stephenville area in 1951 after graduating from Littledale College, St. John’s, with a teaching degree. She became a teacher in Stephenville Crossing and shortly thereafter met her husband, Jerome. Eventually Marie left teaching to be an active partner in the founding of JM Delaney Lumber Ltd. in Stephenville and to raise her family of five children. Marie was well-educated and played a key role in the ongoing operation and growth of the Delaney business. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus and an active member and supporter of St. Stephen’s Parish. In her prime years, Marie loved bowling and taking evening walks with Jerome. She was a pillar of the community and will be missed by all who knew her.Visitation took place at Russell’s Funeral Home, 57 Prince Rupert Drive, Stephenville on Friday, May 31 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service took place at St. Stephen’s Parish, West Street, Stephenville on Saturday, June 1st at 10:00 am with interment at the Hillside Interfaith Cemetery, Hansen Highway, Stephenville. FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS

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