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Gary W. DeLaney

Born: Fri., Jul. 3, 1953
Died: Fri., Oct. 31, 2014


Celebration of Life

1:00 PM Sat., Dec. 13, 2014
Location: West Shore Elks Lodge #2257


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Gary W. DeLaney

 

Gary W. DeLaney, 61, doing what he loved best, passed away October 31, 2014, at Hunting Camp in Alma, NY after harvesting his last buck with a crossbow.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Helen (Morvay) DeLaney, both of Forrest Hills, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

Surviving are Gary's wife of 31 years, Roseanna (Babish) DeLaney of Mechanicsburg, formerly of Johnstown; his son, Garrett E. DeLaney of Camp Hill; and many siblings, nieces, nephews, cousins, and in-laws.

 

Gary worked for Black Box Network Services for many years. He was a member of Letterkenny Rod and Gun Club; Mechanicsburg Sportsman Association; the Yellow Breeches Anglers Club; and a life member of the North American Hunting Club. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers Fan, Gary enjoyed hunting deer, duck, geese, boar and bear as well as fishing trout and salmon. His favorite movies included the original version on 'The Thing' and 'Darby O'Gill and the Little People.'

 

Gary loved his “bromances” with his son, brothers-in-law, co-workers, and his hunting and fishing buddies. He loved people and was known by many as “Dad,” “My smiling Irish Eyes,” “The Telephone Man,” “Dino Garr,” “Pork Chop,”Gareeee,”The G-man,”and “Uncle Buck.”

 

Gary's wife and son will receive family and friends for a Celebration of Life, December 13, 2014, 1:00 P.M. at the West Shore Elks Bpoe #2257, in Camp Hill, PA.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Yellow Breeches Anglers and Conservation Association, P.O. Box 1, Boiling Springs, PA 17007; or to your local ASPCA.

 

Arrangements by Cremation Society of Pennsylvania, Inc.

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Nancy Mucha Brunberg
   Posted Mon November 24, 2014
Dear Roseanne, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I have thought of you many times over the years and wondered where you were and what you were doing. I have so many good memories of times spent with you and hoped you were having a good life. Gary sounded like a great guy and I am sure you will miss him terribly. Please take care.
Love, Nancy

Patty (Chapman) Twardziak
   Posted Tue November 25, 2014
Dear Roseanne, Mom and I are so sorry to hear of Gary's passing. You are in our prayers. God Bless

Jeff and Julia Imboden
   Posted Tue November 25, 2014
Dear Rosanna,
We're so sorry to hear of Gary's passing. His obituary really expresses the full life that he lived and the many people he touched. May the Lord comfort you and your son, Garrett at this time and be close to you in the days ahead.
God bless you and keep you always,
Jeff & Julia

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