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James C. Delauney, 91

AUG. 28, 1920-JUNE 14, 2012

June 14, 2012

James Calvin Delauney, 91, of Shepherdstown, W.Va., passed away Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Martinsburg City Hospital, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Aug. 28, 1920, in Sharpsburg, Md., he was the son of the late William Orville and Mary Lee Bender Delauney.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Laura Lee Stipp Delauney.

He was employed by Pangborn Corp. of Hagerstown, Md., for 40 years until his retirement.

He was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Shepherdstown.

He was a member of Mount Nebo Lodge 91, AF&AM, Shepherdstown.

Survivors include daughter, Bonny Delauney Hamrick of Richmond, Va.; granddaughter, Jennifer Marie Shriver of Martinsburg; granddaughter, Cheryl Melissa Kackley of Falling Waters, W.Va.; grandson, Richard Minor Hamrick IV of Richmond; great-grandsons, Matthew, Loghan and Jordan; and great-granddaughters, Payton and Maggie.

He was predeceased by one daughter, Mary Delauney Shriver; one brother, Charles Delauney; and one infant son.

The family will receive friends at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, Md., on Sunday, June 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. The funeral home will be open after 1 p.m. Sunday for the convenience of family and friends.

Graveside services will be held at Mount View Cemetery, Sharpsburg, on Monday, June 18, at 3 p.m., with Pastor Fred A. Soltow Jr., officiating.

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