Mary E. (Gordon) Delaney

  • Born: May 25, 1918
  • Died: July 10, 2019
  • Location: Melrose, Massachusetts

Gately Funeral Home

79 West Foster Street
Melrose, MA 02176

Tel. (781) 665-1949

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Mary E. (Gordon) Delaney passed away at the Greenwood Nursing Home & Rehab in Wakefield on July 10, 2019. She was 101 years of age. Mary was born in Melrose on May 25, 1918 to the late William & Mary B. (Sheridan) Gordon. She was raised in Melrose, attended Melrose Schools and graduated from Malden Business School. Mrs. Delaney was a lifelong resident of Melrose and was a founding member of Incarnation Church in Melrose. She worked as a secretary for the Melrose Parks & Recreation Department for 15 years, retiring at the age of 65. Mary liked to crochet, sew and was an excellent baker. Mrs. Delaney also enjoyed her trip to Saudi Arabia and to Nova Scotia. Mary was the wife of the late Paul B. Delaney. Loving mother of Daniel J. Delaney & his wife Carol of Atkinson, NH and Paul B. Delaney and his late wife Rosemary of Woburn. Cherished grandmother of Christine M. Crudele & husband Peter of Danvers & Laura D. Crayton & husband Matt of Texas. Proud great grandmother of Claire, Anna Grace, Jackson & Zoey Rose. Caring sister of Marion Sheridan of Tewksbury, Lucille Malenchini of NH and the late Richard Mara. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St. Melrose on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 from 9:00-11:00AM, followed by a funeral service at 11AM. Interment will follow at Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Mary's name to a charity of one's choice.