J. Leonard Delaney
1933 - 2022
J. Leonard Delaney
Service Information
Service Date
Tuesday December 6, 2022
Service Time
11:00 am
Service Location
Cobb's Funeral Home
Burial Information
Burial Location
Alderwood Cemetery
Requested Charity
Friends of the Moncton Hospital
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It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of Leonard Delaney of Moncton  on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at the Briarlea.  Born in Grand Etang, NS he was the son of the late Amedée and Marie (Doucet) Delaney.

Leonard spent his career in the mental health field. From 1961 to 1965 he worked at the provincial hospitals in Saint John and Campbellton.  In September 1965 he joined the staff of the St. Charles Hospital in Joliette.  In 1967, he was named director of the Social Service Department of the Pierre Janet Hospital in Hull.  In 1970 he returned to New Brunswick to the post of director of community services of the mental health division. After retirement, Leonard had many hobbies which included stain glass and woodworking, but his most passionate was cycling.  He and Elizabeth cycled in many countries travelling with Elderhostle.  However their best cycling trips were doing the Cabot Trail and Prince Edward Island from one end to the other.  He attended the Holy Family Roman Catholic Church.

He will be dearly missed by his wife Elizabeth Delaney; daughters Giselle (Charles) Duguay, Stephanie Turner (Rob Bridges); six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  Aside from his parents he was predeceased by sisters Denise, Hilda, Marie Zelina, Marguerite and Sophie.

A service celebrating his life will take place at Cobb’s Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 330 Whitepine Road, Riverview (869-2007) on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 11:00 am with Father Phil Mulligan presiding.  The family asks that if you are feeling ill please refrain from attending.  The interment will take place at the Alderwood Cemetery at a later date.  Leonard’s family wish to thank the management and staff of the Briarlea for their care and compassion.  Donations made to Friends of the Moncton Hospital would be appreciated by his family.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.cobbsfuneralhome.ca

J. Leonard Delaney