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Martha M. Delancey, 87, of Mifflintown, passed away at 6:18 AM on Friday, February 8, 2019 at the Bridge at Brookline, Mifflintown.
Born on December 10, 1931 in Delaware Twp., Juniata Co., she is a daughter of the late John P. and Jennie S. (Naylor) Lauver.
On June 30, 1948, she was married to her late husband, H. Russell Delancey with whom she was blessed to share over 63 years of marriage before his passing on July 11, 2011.
Mrs. Delancey was a member of the Otterbein United Methodist Church in East Salem and loved working in her flower garden and with her gift of hospitality she was an awesome cook.
She is survived by a daughter, Linda J. Bossert and her companion John Geedey of Mifflintown; two grandchildren; Melissa Paden and her husband Rick and George J. Bossert and his wife Louise; one sister, Anna Mae Bashore and her husband John of Mifflintown; seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Douglas W. Delancey; an infant son, Steven R. Delancey; three sisters, Edith Lyons, Dorothy Deitz, and Esther Davis; and two brothers, Harold Lauver and Paul R. Lauver.
All services will be private with her great-grandson, Garrick Paden, officiating. Interment will take place at East Salem Cemetery.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown.