John Delaney

John Francis Delaney, 90, of Harpers Ferry died Sunday, July 8, 2018 at Thornton Manor, Lansing. Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, July 13 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Wexford with Rev. John Moser, Msgr. Cletus Hawes, Rev. Donald Hawes and Msgr. Ed Lechtenberg as the Celebrants. Burial followed at Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery, Wexford.

John Francis was born October 10, 1927 to John Joseph and Cecilia Ann (Conway) Delaney. He attended school through the eighth grade at Mound City. John continued to live on the farm and help his parents. He took great pride in raising his beef cattle.

John is survived by his siblings, Myrtle Egan, Lester Delaney, Mark Delaney, Joseph Delaney, Patrick Delaney and Delores Mooney. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Cecilia Delaney; two siblings, Aelred Delaney and Martin Delaney; three nephews, Michael Delaney, Leo Mooney and James Egan; and a niece, Catherine (Kate) Rose.

Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Lansing assisted the family with arrangements.

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