of Wollongong formerly of Balgownie

Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loving family on Monday, 26th of July 2021. Beloved husband of Shirley.  Dearly loved father of Kevin and Tracey, Craig and Della.  Cherished Pop of Ben, Katie, Emma, Kelly, Sarah and his great grandchildren Hayden, Archie, Macy, Millie, Andy.  Loved brother of Jock (dec) and Loulou.  Much loved brother-in-law of Jimmy, Marg and Frank, Jeanie, Mary (dec).  Cecil will be sadly missed by his loving family and many dear friends.

Aged 88 Years
Rest in peace
A life well lived
Our memories of you will be treasured forever

 Due to current Covid restrictions Cecil’s family will hold a private service on Monday 2nd August 2021 at 10am.  Family and friends are invited to watch his service via a link located below

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  1. Hi shirley ,
    Please accept my deepest sympathy at the loss of Cec , I grew up in Farrell street Balgownie over the road from the Delany family and later in my working career at BHP I spent a lot of time working with Cec , a true gentleman who will be sadly missed .

    Regards , Kevin Masters

  2. To Shirley, Kevin, Craig and all members of the Delaney family, we extend our love and best wishes from the Godfrey family.

    We are very fortunate to be part of the Delaneys’ wide circle of friendships, most of which began with the words: “Hello, my name’s Delaney – Cecil Bernard Delaney”.
    To us, Cec was one of a kind and it’s hard to imagine any other person having his passion, enthusiasm, energy, humour and great sense of fun. He was a delight to know and always a joy to be with. There was never a dull moment when in Cec’s company.

    To children, he was a mixture of The Pied Piper and Indiana Jones and he never tired of finding imaginative and exciting things for them to do. Everything was an adventure, even when walking Mancha and Odin through the bush (where the “Wocker-Demons” lurked).

    We have fond memories of the times we had at the “Homestead” at Lake Conjola, which was a busy hub for family and friends to wander in and out to enjoy swimming, water skiing, barbecues and a lot of laughs over a few beers and wines at the Vikings’ Table.

    Cec was a natural leader at work and a natural leader in normal life. He treated everyone with equal respect and friendliness and he looked after people. He never took himself seriously and he told many funny stories about getting into embarrassing situations.
    If Dale Carnegie had not written the book “How to Win Friends and Influence People”, Cec could have written it for him.

    We pay tribute to you, Shirley, for your equal part in establishing life-long friendships and extending your care and generosity to others. Your love and devotion to each other is legendary.

  3. Aunty Shirl. I have such fond memories of you, Uncle Cec and all the family. Conjola, ‘get togethers’ are all still bivid memories. Singing, laughing and sharing just a few beverages. My thoughts are with you Aunty Shirl. Kylie xx

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