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Thomas Joseph Delaney

July 30, 1927 ~ June 8, 2019 (age 91)

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Thomas Joseph Delaney, age 91, of Mars, formerly of Monroeville, passed away on Saturday morning, June 8, 2019 at his home.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on July 30, 1927, he was the son of the late Alexander and Helen Quinlan Delaney.

Tom was a retired Insurance Manager for the Diocese of Pittsburgh.

He was a member of St. Bernadette’s Roman Catholic Church where he was a Life Member and Fourth Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus at the church.

Tom was the beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Gavigan Delaney who he married on July 8, 1961 and who died on November 5, 1991.

He was the father of Patrick J. Delaney (Patricia) in N.J., Mary E. Domowicz (Scott) of Cranberry Twp., and Ann Croop (Brian) of Mars, grandfather of Kaitlyn and Meaghan Delaney, Colin and Erek Domowicz, and Braeden and Gavin Croop, brother of John J. Delaney (Betty) in N.Y., the late Helen Filosa, and Alexander, Eugene, and Joseph Delaney, and uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received at the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Bernadette’s Church, 245 Azalea Dr. Monroeville, PA 15146 on Thursday at 10:30 AM. Please meet at the church. Burial will be in Good Shepherd Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Directions and condolences are available at




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