John Edward Fagin Delaney, 83, of 103 Perth Drive, Elizabeth City, NC died Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at his residence. A native of Sault Sainte Marie, MI, he was the son of the late Floyd Delaney and Carrie Fagin Delaney and the husband of Betty Joan Glance Delaney of the residence. He was a Master Sergeant in the U. S. Army.
Besides his wife he is survived by two daughters, Casey Mick and husband Bill of Moyock, NC, and Kathleen Delaney Bowman of the residence; a son, John Edward Delaney, Jr., and fiancé Julie Neal of Bowling Green, KY; a sister, Cynthia Dawes of Gastonia, NC; a brother, William Delaney of Ft. Myers, FL, eight grandchildren; and thirteen great grandchildren.
A Mass of the Resurrection will be Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church with the Rev. Vic Gournas officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Albert G. Horton, Jr. Veterans Cemetery, Suffolk, VA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers a donation may be made to Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, The Cooper Center 18251 Quantico Gateway Drive, Triangle, VA 22172-1776. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Delaney family. You may express condolences by visiting www.twifordfh.com.