Vernon James Delaney

8/02/1933 – 9/03/2022

Aged 89 years

He fought to stay but God took him home.

Loving husband and friend of Margaret.

Much loved father of Robert, Louise and Emma-Jane (dec.).

Proud poppy of Niki-Jane, Brieanne, Anais and Jarvis.

Special friend of Karen and Anthony, Ashleigh, Ryan and Kate.

Loved eldest son of James and Jean (both dec.).

Loved brother of Norma, Graeme (dec.), Phyllis (dec.), Dorothy and David.

Will be singing with the Angels

Funeral Notice

ServiceMarch 15, 2022 - 11:00 amShaw Street Mortlake, VIC Venue: St Andrews Uniting Church

The Funeral Service for VERN will be held at St Andrews Uniting Church, Cnr Shaw and Church Street’s, Mortlake on TUESDAY (March 15) commencing at 11.00a.m. The cortège will leave at the conclusion of the Service for the Mortlake cemetery.


  1. Thinking of you Margaret on the loss of your dear Vern ,a special friend and long time member of Sing Australia.Special memories of your beautiful singing voice,your friendship and Christmas breakups at your house.
    Singing with the Heavenly Choir in God’s loving care
    Your Friends from Sing Australia Warrnambool

    Helen A Murphy March 14, 2022
  2. It is with great sadness I say Goodbye to a “Great” Delaney.
    Vernon Delaney
    08/02/1933 to 09/03/2021.
    Age 89.

    Vern Delaney was one of the organisers of the Delaney reunion and a commended member of the National Servicemen’s Association.

    The Eldest Son of James Joseph Delaney (1914-1999) and Jean Krepp (1916-2001)

    Vern was a major contributor to the 2005 Delaney Reunion and the current “My Ancestry” post on Facebook.In it he was interviewed with Annie Delaney on the Delaney Whiskey “Let’s set the Record Straight”

    When Vernon James Delaney was born on 8th of February 1933, his father, Joseph Delaney, was 18 and his mother, Jean Krepp Delaney, was 16.

    He married Lorraine De Clercq Delaney and they had three children together, Robert, Louise and Emma-Jane Michelle (1976-2001)

    He then married Margaret Ruth Smith Delaney in 1990.

    He passed away on the 9th March 2021.
    Aged 89.
    Farewell my friend, loved the talks we had, loved the History of the Delaney’s.

    Bernard "Whiskey" Delaney March 13, 2022
  3. Deepest sympathy to Margaret and all the Delaney family on Vern’s passing. May he Rest in Peace. Always enjoyed his company in Australia and Ireland

    Timpson Family March 11, 2022