Relia “Wanita” Truehart Delaney, 82

H ebron, NY — Wanita Delaney, 82 of Rte 22, Hebron, NY passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at her home.

Wanita was born November 14th, 1929 in West Rupert, VT. She was the daughter of the late George WL Truehart and Frances Lida (Sherman) Truehart.

Wanita is from a family of thirteen children. She enjoyed playing bingo, garage sales, tea cup actions, playing cards, putting together puzzles and spending time with friends and family. Throughout her years she enjoyed her “CB” family where she was known as “Little Indian.”

Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband, John D. Delaney, who died in 1994, and a granddaughter, April Lynn Delaney, who died in 1988. Also a good friend who died recently, Sharon Brooks, in March 2012.Wanita was also predeceased by five sisters and five brothers.

She is survived by her children: Charles J. Delaney and Janet of Wells, VT; John D. Delaney of Hebron, NY; Carol L. (Delaney) Boyler and Tommy of Coffee Springs, Alabama; and Lincoln L. Delaney of Hebron, NY. Two surviving sisters are Emma M. Mohan of Glens Falls, NY; also Bernice B. King of Hebron, NY. She also has grandchildren, great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She will be missed terribly by her dog “Paint.”Wanita had a heart of gold. Always offering to help anyone in need whether it be to talk or a place to stay. She will be missed dearly by all.

There will be no calling hours at Wanita’s request. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family at a later date.

Wanita’s family would like to thank Hospice for their heartfelt generosity, and help in our time of need. Your kindness was greatly appreciated.



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