Nancy E. (Lang) Delaney of Lowell, MA


Nancy E. (Lang) Delaney, 57, a proud life-long resident of Lowell died surrounded by her loving family on Monday, June 5, 2017 at D’Youville Senior Care Center in Lowell.

She was married to Brian T. Delaney with whom she celebrated their 36th wedding anniversary on May 2, 2017.

Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of the late John and Maryanne Lang Sr. She graduated from Keith Hall with the class of 1978.

Nancy was a substitute teacher for the Lowell Public Schools substituting at the Morey School. She had previously worked for Astro Circuits of Lowell and Wang Laboratory of Lowell and was a dental assistant.

She was an active communicant of St. Margaret Church of Lowell; where she was a member of the Parish’s Hospitality Committee, Blessed Virgin Mary Sodality, and was a lector.

She enjoyed going to the beach, and long drives going to try different restaurants. But most of all, she loved spending time with her family, especially her daughter and granddaughter whom she adored.

Besides her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Erin C. Delaney of Danvers; a brother, John “Jack” and his wife, Mary Lou Lang Jr. of Methuen; a mother-in-law, Carol Delaney of Lowell; two sisters-in-law and their husbands, Terry and Peter Mongan of Westford, MA and Chrissy and Fred Murphy of Ashby, MA; a granddaughter, Mackenzie Delaney of Danvers and many nieces and nephews.

Brian and Erin would like to thank the staff at D’Youville Senior Care Center and Circle Health Hospice for their untiring love, support and care they provided Nancy and their family.

Visiting hours Fri. 3 to 7 P.M. Funeral Sat. at 9A.M. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 10A.M. at St. Margaret Church in Lowell. Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford. Memorials may be made in her name to the Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place West 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at


June 9, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Dolan Funeral Home, Chelmsford, MA


June 10, 2017
10:00 AM Mass
St. Margaret Church Lowell
  1. Ted Gulledge says:

    Brian and Family,

    Evie and I are sadden at the loss of your soulmate. We pray that remembering the good times shared with Nancy will buoy you on through the sad days ahead. Memory is one gift from God that death cannot destroy. Nancy will always be close in your heart. Your faith is strong so you know she will be waiting for you when you are called home. She will be there to guide you to the Light. I will keep you and her in my prayers.

    Ted and Evie

  2. Kathleen Pender Phaneuf says:

    Brian and family,
    So sorry for your loss. Nancy was so sweet and kind. I will miss her.

    I met MacKenzie today. What a lovely granddaughter too. Nancy was so proud of her.

    Our Deepest Sympathy,
    Bob and Kathy Phaneuf

  3. Tom Bomil says:

    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Nancy. I remember meeting her out at Nabnasset at your parents home. Where have the years gone. I know you have a strong faith, a good daughter and granddaughter who will help with the pain. Say hi to your mom, and sisters for me. Still think of your dad often. Gone to soon.

    Tom Bomil

  4. Anastasia Glasheen says:

    Brian, Jack, Mary Lou, Erin, and family, So sorry to hear about Nancy. She was a wonderful and lovely cousin and niece. Blessings and peace be with you. Love, cousin Anastasia, Aunt Rita, and Uncle Richard Glasheen.

  5. Debbie Delaney says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Hugs and prayers to you and your family. Many fond memories of Nancy. She will always remain in our hearts!
    Debbie Delaney

  6. Sandy Bentley says:

    I am so very sorry about your beautiful wife. Our deepest sympathy and prayers for you all.


    Sandy Bentley
    Huntsville, AL

  7. Jim Krystof says:



  8. Charles Colarusso says:

    Brian and Family,

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We know your love as a family will help sustain you at this time.

    Love, Uncle Tony and Cousins Charlie & Kathy

  9. Angela Horsman says:

    Brian and Family,

    We are saddened to hear of your sudden loss. Our hearts are with you in this time of sorrow. Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your loved one. Words can’t express how saddened we are to hear of your loss.

    Cousin Angela & Dennis(Colaurusso)Horsman

  10. Catherine Lombardi says:

    Nancy love for her family will get you both through the days ahead your memories and laughs shared with one another. So very sorry Brian and Erin. Our family has you in our prayers .

    Catherine & Bill

  11. Catherine Lombardi says:

    Nancy love will get you through the days ahead and all the fond memories and funny times
    you shared with one another. You are in our heartfelt thoughts Erin and your daughter , Brian so very sorry for your loss.

    Bill & Catherine

  12. Tiffany Calverley says:

    Dearest Brian, Erin, and Mackenzie,

    I am so sorry to hear about Nancy. She showed me nothing but kindness and I know she will be greatly missed by many.

    My condolences,
    Tiffany Calverley (Boutilier)

  13. Linda Mongan says:

    Erin, I am so sorry you lost your Mom. Your Mom and I were always happy to see each other and talk about you and my daughter. She was so proud of you and Mackenzie. We had quite a few family celebrations over the years and had a lot of laughs. I will miss her.
    You are correct, she will always be watching over you and Mackenzie. She was a lovely lady with a sweet soul.
    Linda Mongan

  14. Darlene Delaney says:

    So Sorry to hear about Nancy…Thoughts and Prayers

  15. Erin Delaney says:

    I love you mom so much. I wish you were still here with us. I cannot believe you are gone… I hope you are happy up in heaven with your parents. I know you are in a better place, free from pain and illness. Mackenzie misses you so much, she cannot believe her Neena is gone. Do not worry, I will take care of dad for you and harriet your beloved pug. You had a long battle with your illnesses and now you are finally healthy and free. Fly high Mom and I know you are our guardian angel. I would do anything to hear your voice and hug you again. I am so sorry for this… I know you are with me now in my heart. I will never forget you Mom. I love you forever and always… Love Erin, your daughter…xoxo

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