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Stirling Evan Delaney


Stirling Evan Delaney

Delaney, Stirling Evan, 73, Truro Height’s, Col. Co., passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018, in the QE II Health Science Centre, Halifax. Born in Truro, he was a son of the late Fulton and Freda (McNutt) Delaney. Stirling formerly played ball for the Brookfield Elks in his younger years and also played for the Bear Cats Old Timers. He spent many years playing Fast Pitch and Slow Pitch baseball. He was a huge fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs and also the Toronto Blue Jays, and loved to play golf. Stirling worked for 43 years at Crossley’s Carpets, Truro. He also enjoyed creating and tending his flower beds in his back yard. His pride was spending time and supporting his grandchildren and his family whom was very important to him. He also cherished his friends deeply.

He is survived by his companion Nancy Lee Porter; son John (Melanie), Kentville; daughters Bonnie Delaney, Truro, Amanda Lightbody (Kristi), Ontario; grandson Luca; step-daughters Jennifer Porter, Truro, Carolyn Porter, Truro; step-grandchildren Riley, Connor, Brody, Joseph; sister Gladys Gaskill, Truro.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife the former Alice Robertson; step-grandson Kyle Porter; brother Gerald.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mattatall-Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro. No visitation or funeral service by family request. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Mental Health Association or to a charity of choice. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Stirling’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

Service Location
No funeral service by family request

No visitation by family request

Burial Location
At a later date

Requested Charity
Canadian Mental Health Association or to a Charity of Choice