Dorothy M. Delaney

May 1, 1928 ~ June 30, 2020 (age 92)


Dorothy M. Delaney, 92, of Auburn, passed away on June 30, 2020. She was born on May 1, 1928 in Auburn to the late Earl and Grace Dean Clifford. Dorothy was a wonderful mother and caring wife. She enjoyed working in the flower garden and canning relish, pickles and strawberry preserve. She and her husband, Leo, loved to square dance and were at one time the president of the Cayuga Cutups. Dorothy and Leo would put large square dancing events together for the whole North East. Dorothy and Leo wintered for several years in Myrtle Beach where they made many wonderful friends. Dorothy loved life, music, laughing, dancing, her friends and most of all her family.

She is survived by,

Husband:         Leo Delaney

Sons:   James Delaney

            Kevin Delaney

Nieces: Lori Cochran

            Maureen Willis

            Sue Manuel

            Debbie Coleman

            Shannon Turkovich

Nephews:        Thomas, Tim, Todd Michael, Brian and Sean Delaney

Sister-in-laws:           Robin Clifford

                                    Nora Baker

                                    Helen Delaney

Brother-in-law:          William Delaney

Godson:          Kevin Finch

Several Cousins, Grand nieces and nephews

In addition to her parents Dorothy was predeceased by her brother Paul Clifford and niece Heidi Clifford.

Visitation will be from 2PM to 5PM on Sunday July 5, 2020 at Brew Funeral Home, 48 South Street, Auburn. All people attending must wear a mask and social distancing must be maintained. A funeral mass will be held at 10AM on Monday July 6, 2020 at Holy Family Church, 85 North Street, Auburn. Burial will be at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Auburn.  

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July 5, 2020

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Brew Funeral Home & Shakelton Funeral Home
48 South Street
Auburn, NY 13021

Funeral Mass
July 6, 2020

10:00 AM
Holy Family Church
93 North Street
Auburn, NY 13021

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