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DELANEY, William J. 84, died Sunday, August 14, after an illness. Mr. Delaney was born on May 24, 1934, a son of the late Joseph and Anna (Murphy) Delaney and had previously resided in Plymouth for 35 years before moving to Ashburnham. William is predeceased by his first wife, Beverly (Stanlaske) Delaney, with whom they had four children, William J. Delaney Jr. and his wife Molly of Munroe, CT, Dorene A. Francis and her husband Joseph of Ashburnham with whom he resided, Patricia M. Snyder and her husband Robert of Millersburg, PA, Kathleen McGinnis and her husband Richard of Hoosick Falls, NY, twelve grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. William was fortunate to find love again and married Gloria (Bulkowski) Delaney who had three children. Gloria died in 2016. A funeral mass will be held from the Brandon Funeral Home, 17 Main St., ASHBURNHAM, on Thursday, August 18 at 11:00 at St. Denis Church, 85 Main St., Ashburnham. Burial with military honors will be held in the MA Veterans Cemetery, 111 Glenallen St., Winchendon. A calling hour will be held from 9:30-10:30 at the funeral home prior to the Mass.
Published in The Boston Globe on Aug. 16, 2016
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