Doris E. Delaney
PAWTUCKET - Doris E. Delaney, born on July 6th, 1925, passed away on January 8th, 2013 in Pawtucket, R.I. She resided at the Jeanne Jugan Residence in Pawtucket, R.I. where she lived for the past several years. Doris was born in Providence R.I., a daughter of the late Elsie and William Wheatley.
She resided in Pawtucket, R.I. with her husband Raymond who predeceased her in 2008. During her years in Pawtucket, Doris was a devoted wife, mother and sister having dedicated her life to raising her family.
Doris worked for many years as a Volunteer at the R.I. Food Bank, and provided a great and beneficial service for those in need. For 17 years she was in charge of the food bank at her parish, St John the Baptist Church in Pawtucket. Doris credited many people of the parish for their generosity as well as local merchants including Stop and Shop for their generous donations and fund raising efforts. Doris and 15 volunteers would distribute 150-200 bags of food each week.
Doris is survived by her daughter Kathleen and husband, Kevin J. O'Callahan and a son, Thomas G. Delaney of Loveland, Colorado. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Scott E. O'Callahan and his wife Madelyn, Kristin K. (O'Callahan) Vadeboncoeur and her husband Eric, and Michael K. O'Callahan and his wife Sarah. Doris is also survived by two great grandchildren, Nolan M. and Marielle Rose O'Callahan. Doris was also predeceased by 4 sisters, Elsie, Ivy, Nellie and Lily and 2 brothers, William and George.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Jeanne Jugan Chapel, 964 Main St., Pawtucket, R.I. on Saturday, January 11th at 10:00 am. Visiting hours will be from 8:00 am - 9:30 am at the Jeanne Jugan Residence on Saturday morning. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations to Home and Hospice Care of R.I., 1085 North Main St., Providence, R.I. or to Jeanne Jugan Residence, 964 Main St., Pawtucket, R.I. For guestbook signatures and online condolences please visit www.manningheffern.com.
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