Sheila Lee Delany, 73, passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2021, at South Shore Hospital, in Weymouth, Ma. She was born on October 9th, 1947 in Boston, Ma to Arthur L. and Sheila E. (McCormack) Tuohy.
Sheila grew up in Dorchester, Ma where she graduated from St Gregory's High School in 1965. After high school she attended Emanuel College where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education & Art History.
Sheila began work as an elementary school teacher in Boston Public Schools; then worked as a receptionist for the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce; and was an insurance claims analyst for 20 years with Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tuft’s Health Care, and Dell.
Sheila was most proud of her beautiful family and enjoyed family parties, spending time with her friends, and doting over her grandchildren. She had a zest for traveling and spent a college semester abroad in Italy. She also traveled to England, France, Germany, & Switzerland. Sheila enjoyed telling stories of her worldly adventures.
Sheila is survived by her partner Craig Lovell of Wellesley, her son Michael and wife Nicole Delany of Plymouth, son Stephen Delany and wife Alicia Jabbar of Bend, Oregon. She was a devoted grandmother to Colin, Leo, & Quinn. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
A celebration of life will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sheila’s name to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 or www.dana-farber.org/gift