Funeral Service

Time: 2.15pm

Date: Thursday 27th June 2024

Service Details:
Tommy's funeral service will take place at Pleasington Crematorium, Blackburn BB2 5LE

Thomas ‘Tommy’ Delahunty

On 13th June 2024, peacefully after a short illness Thomas ‘Tommy’ aged 75 years of Great Harwood.  dearly beloved husband of Joyce,  dearly loved Father of Chris and Laura, dear Father in Law of Alistair, loving Grandad of Ava, Lenny, and Clara, and dear Brother of Ann and the late John

Tommy was born in Blackburn and started his working life as a cabinet maker and liked to work with wood.   Tommy eventually finished his working life at Graham & Brown retiring from the position of Warehouse Manager.  Tommy liked football, barbecues and especially caravaning which alongside his Wife Joyce would enjoy many happy and memorable holidays in the caravan all over England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland always on the coast.

Tommy loved cycling and eventually bought an electric bike which he thoroughly enjoyed.

Most of all Tommy was a devoted family man and loyal friend to many. He will be greatly missed but fondly remembered .

Flowers are welcome but if desired Donations are being gratefully received in Tommy’s memory on behalf of East Lancashire Hospice. To make a donation please click the ‘Make A Donation’ button at the bottom of this page.

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    It was a pleasure speaking to you at the Doctors. True gentleman. Thoughts are with the family. X


    Condolences to you all Tommy was a true blue and a truly lovely man who I got to know through following Rovers fly high mate💙💙

    Simon and leaf

    We didn’t know tommy long ,but the time we spent with him and Joyce at the caravan at haverigg was brilliant. Loved talking to him about his rovers and my middlesbrough. Rip tommy a lovely bloke and the barbecue king x

    Louise baron

    It was nice meet him at the hospice and look after his family too rest in peace

    Steve and Diana

    Well Tommy, where do I start, Boston, back in the day, we became freinds for nearly 40 years, Rovers together, happy days, in Ewood Club playing cards before the game, disagreeing ovet the blues but always mates, socialising with you both, Diana and I were lucky to share a couple of days with you in Conwy and I took a quid off you at cards, the yodelling at Rovers, all the fans loved it, you’ll be missed my freind, fly high, love you pal

    Kevin & Frank Flynn

    Known him from infants school. R.i.p Tom

    Irene Whittle

    Tommy was a lovely funny man who will be sadly missed by many. A good friend for many years and was there for my husband when he needed a true friend and I will always be grateful to him. Rest in peace Tommy 💔x

    Peter Kay

    So sorry for your loss he really was a friend to many R.I.P Tommy.

    Steve H

    Was a pleasure to share many laughs over a game of snooker or cards & many happy days following the blues. Love to all his family x farewell fella it was a pleasure to know you 👍

    Mick Smith

    A friend who will never be forgotten.

    Paul & Sharon okeeffe

    Rip tommy condolences to all your family. I’ve known you since I was a young girl that lived in the royal (your watering hole) in 1974 and you showed me how to play snooker. Paul was your friend for many years such happy memories Tommy sleep well xxx

    Sue Casson

    In memory of John , you will be greatly missed by all family and friends