George F. Delaney, Jr
George F. Delaney, Jr. 80, formerly of Choate Lane, Ipswich, and husband
of late Patricia Ann (Connolly) Delaney, died peacefully on Thursday,
March 28, 2019 in the Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers, surrounded by
his children, following a long illness.
Born in Beverly on September 8, 1938, son of the
late George F. Delaney and Helen E. (Fuller) Santos, he was raised in
Hamilton by his grandparents and guardians, Edith and Amos Fuller. Married
in 1964, the Delaney’s soon made their home and raised their family on
Moulton Street in Hamilton. George dedicated his entire working life of
sixty years to the seafood business. He was the founder and owner of
Ipswich Maritime Products.
He and his wife of Pat of fifty-two years
enjoyed many of these years golfing at the Old Newbury and Ipswich Country
He loved to compete in all kinds of
sports, collecting classic automobiles, building stone walls, and watching
his grandchildren compete in their sports.
He is survived by a son, George A. Delaney and
his wife Kara of Boxford; a daughter, Jennifer T. Jedraszek and her
husband Ronald of Beverly; seven grandchildren, Alexandra, Patricia
“Annie” and Timothy Towler, and Kathryn, Madeline and Jackson Delaney and
step grandson, Michael Jedraszek. He was the father the late infant
Colleen Delaney and brother of the late Barbara Fanning formerly of
His funeral will be held on Monday, April 1, 2019,
9 am from the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street., Ipswich
followed by the celebration of a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am
in St. Paul’s Catholic Church, 50 Union St., Hamilton.
Interment will be in the Hamilton Cemetery. Family
and friends are respectfully welcomed. Visiting hours are on Sunday from 4
to 7 pm. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in his name may be made
to the Kaplan Family House, 78 Liberty St., Danvers, MA 01923 and or St.
Johns Preparatory school, 72 Spring St., Danvers MA 01923.
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