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Joseph B. Delaney October 11, 2020 Joseph Bernard Delaney, 82, son of Bernard and Elizabeth Delaney, peacefully passed away at home on Sunday, October 11, 2020. He spent the first 80 years of his life on Delaney Farms before moving to the village of Marcellus. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Margie (McLaughlin) Delaney. He felt blessed to have 6 healthy children: Timothy (Jennifer); Dennis; Colleen (Pete) Baker; James; Megan (Matt) Moses; and Kerry (Tim) Manahan. Joe was also blessed with 15 grandchildren: Katy, Liam, Abigail & Claire Delaney; Mitchell Delaney; Kellan, Jacob & Maggie Baker; Caitlin Delaney; Maisie, Ryan, Emily & Molly Moses; and Delaney & Nolan Manahan. He is also survived by his brother, Peter (Judy), several nieces, nephews and cousins. Joe was a graduate of Marcellus Central and an all-county player on their champion football and basketball teams. He carried his athletic prowess and the Mustang mascot with him to Morrisville Ag & Tech. Joe was drafted into the U.S. Army and he was stationed in the Florida Keys with the Hawk Missile Battalion during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Joe was employed at Poole Oil Company, CNY Management Co., Allied Chemical and retired from Syracuse University's Steam Station after 20+ years. Joe was a member and Commander of the Marcellus American Legion Post 297. He served as V.P. of the Marcellus Jaycees and was awarded the Outstanding Athletic Booster Club plaque. He was a Little League Coach, a Biddy Basketball Coach and graciously served the role of patient chauffeur to his children's countless practices and games. In his retirement, Joe became an avid bowler and an accomplished horseshoe player, winning the Elders World Class N Champion in 2014. As a communicant of St. Michael's Church in Onondaga Hill, he was a member of their Bingo Team and Eucharistic Minister. Most recently, he was a parishioner of St. Francis Xavier Church in Marcellus. Joe also volunteered at Unity Kitchen, Baltimore Woods, the American Red Cross and the Disabled American Veterans. Joe's many bucket list goals were met: a football game at Notre Dame; a Yankee game at their new stadium; a trip to Ireland. Joe and Margie drove across the U.S. three times visiting 48 state capitals and viewing the vast landscape of the USA. His favorite hobby was cheering on his kids and grandkids at their sporting events, musical concerts, plays and graduations. Joe was surrounded by the faith, love, and laughter of his family and friends; and good ol' Irish music until the very end. A private Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Francis Xavier Church and the burial will follow with Military Honors at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Marcellus. A celebration Mass of his life and a reception will be held at a later date. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Francis Xavier Church, 1 West Main St, Marcellus, NY 13108 or Hospice of Central New York of the Finger Lakes, 990 Seventh North St., Liverpool, NY 13088.
"Til We Meet Again" Ryan Funeral Home Marcellus, NY Please sign the guestbook at syracuse.com/obits

Published in Syracuse Post Standard from Oct. 13 to Oct. 15, 2020.
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October 19, 2020
Marge, we are so sorry to hear about your loss. We always enjoyed being in the company of you and Joe. Our prayers for you and your family.
Cheryl & Jack Young
Coworker
October 17, 2020
It was a pleasure to know Joe and his family. Please accept our heartfelt condolences.
Bill and Bonnie Walter
Friend
October 16, 2020
Tim and Jennifer... We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Mike (aka Señor) and Krissi (Guzmán's Dance Studio)
Acquaintance
October 16, 2020
Tim and Jennifer... We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. - Mike (aka Señor) Guzmán and Krissi Caccamo from Guzmán's Dance Studio
October 16, 2020
Such a kind man. I remember so many carpool trips in the big red van as well as him being present at so many sporting events from Little league baseball through high school soccer. I am so sorry for your loss to a great family.
Paul F.
Acquaintance
October 15, 2020
Please accept my sympathy at the passing of Joe. He was always a kind and pleasant man. May he Rest In Peace.
Peace and All Good to Marge and family
Elizabeth (Gail R. ) Lyons
Acquaintance
October 15, 2020
Rest easy dear friend so many memories so many years

Winnie Allen
Acquaintance
October 15, 2020
So honored to know Mr. Delaney when I was in college with his daughter Meg and share many of her wonderful stories throughout the years. Many blessings and my deepest condolences.
Tina Sansone-Osmond
Friend
October 15, 2020
Please accept the most heartfelt sympathies of Le Moyne College. We hope the love and memories you will forever hold in your heart bring you peace and comfort during this difficult time.
Le Moyne College
October 15, 2020
Margie and family, so sorry to hear about the recent passing of Joe, he was a great guy, always had a smile on his face and a story to share. May he rest in peace. Condolences to all.
Cathy McGraw Marsden
October 14, 2020
Mrs. Delaney and all the Delaney kids,
We were so sad to hear of Mr. Delaney's passing. He was such a wonderful man and he will be remembered fondly. Please know you are in our prayers.
With our most sincere sympathy,
David and Leslie Kraus
Leslie
October 14, 2020
Margie, all I can say is Joe was a class act and I was proud that he considered me a good friend. Enjoyed playing sports with him in high school and socializing over the years. On my annual trip to the St. Lawrence always looked forward to seeing both of you. He will be missed.
Tom Schreck
Friend
October 14, 2020
sorry to lose a long long long time friend i was a friend since grade school i played football at marcellus and morrisville with joe enjoyed going to the dome su games with joe and jim longwell he was a great man
william e sweeney
Friend
October 14, 2020
Margie and the entire DELANEY FAMILY
I went to Morrisville with Joe in 1959-60. I have never met a more friendly person in my life. What a great husband and father he was. May he rest in God,s peace,
Len Fetcho
Friend
October 14, 2020
Dennis
Very sorry for your loss
Mel
October 14, 2020
David and I are very sorry to hear this sad news. Joe was a wonderful family man and a great story teller. Much love and sympathy to Margie and the kids and grandchildren.
Ann Marie Curtin
Ann Marie Curtin
Family
October 14, 2020
Marge - We are all very sorry to hear of the passing of your beloved Joe. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love, The Sinay Family
Linda Sinay
Neighbor
October 14, 2020
Lots of memories growing up with family gatherings along with Jaycee events as a child. My thoughts are with Margie and the whole Delaney family. Please know you are all in my thoughts.
Terri (Lathrop) Payne
Friend
October 13, 2020
Margie and the Delaney Crew - I am sad to hear about Joe's passing. You are all in my thoughts and prayers! Hug especially to Margie!
Megan Corbett Ladouceur
Megan Ladouceur
Friend
October 13, 2020
Joe and I started our 60 plus years of friendship at Morrisville. From that first day we laughed and enjoyed each other. In our last few years we spent many evenings trying to beat each other out of quarters playing cards with good friends.
We will miss him more than anyone could know.
Jim and Barbara Longwell
Jim and Barbara Longwell
Friend
October 13, 2020
So sorry to hear that we have lost Joe from this world. He was a true gentleman and I enjoyed getting to know him through bowling. May you find great comfort in all the memories you have of time spent together.
Marilyn and David Dominick
Friend
October 13, 2020
Meg and Margie I'm so sorry for your loss. I know what a wonderful husband, father and grandfather he was. His obituary shows a life well lived with his loving family. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. I hope that whenever you think of him, you will see that great smile of his.
Kitty Filkorn
Friend
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