OBITUARY

Meryl Veronica (Rivait) Delehanty

July 14, 1930January 24, 2019
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Meryl Veronica (Rivait) Delehanty, age 88, of Carmel, Indiana passed away on Thursday January 24, 2019. Meryl was born July 14, 1930 in Eveleth, Minnesota to William and Anetha Rivait. After graduating from high school she obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from St. Catherine University in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She married Leonard J. Delehanty in 1952.

Meryl enjoyed spending her time volunteering with many organizations including St. Vincent Hospital, The Salvation Army, The Benefe Guild, The 500 Festival and a reading mentor group. She was member of St. Pius X Catholic Church in Indianapolis.

Meryl is survived by her sons, Tim (Kim) Delehanty and Patrick (Ann) Delehanty; daughter-in-law, Ann Howard; 8 grandchildren; and 1 great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Leonard J. Delehanty; sons, Michael and Kevin Delehanty; parents, Anetha and William Rivait; and sisters, Claire Gruget and Jean Hjalmer.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 30, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 7200 Sarto Drive, Indianapolis, Indiana 46240. A Mass of Christian Burial will immediately follow at 12:00 PM. Father Jim Farrell will officiate. Entombment will follow at Our Lady of Peace Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Meryl's memory may be made to The Salvation Army, 6060 Castleway West Drive, Indianapolis, Indiana 46250 or online at salvationarmy.org.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.feeneyhornakkeystone.com for the Delehanty family.

  • FAMILY

  • Leonard Delehanty, Husband
  • Tim (Kim) Delehanty, Son
  • Patrick (Ann) Delehanty, Son
  • Michael Delehanty, Son
  • Kevin Delehanty, Son
  • Ann Howard, Daughter-in-law
  • Claire Gruget, Sister
  • Jean Hjalmer, Sister
  • Athena Rivait, Mother
  • William Rivait, Father
  • 8 grandchildren
    1 great grandchild

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, January 30, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, January 30, 2019
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Meryl Veronica (Rivait) Delehanty

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Marv and Janie Hackman

January 30, 2019

Delahanty Family. Our deepest sympathy. We are remembering you all in our prayers. Have so many fond memories of the good times with Meryl through the years. So sorry to miss her funeral since we are in Florida. Love Marv and Janie Hackman

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Biography

Meryl Veronica (Rivait) Delehanty, age 88, of Carmel, Indiana passed away on Thursday January 24, 2019. Meryl was born July 14, 1930 in Eveleth, Minnesota to William and Anetha Rivait. After graduating from high school she obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from St. Catherine University in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She married Leonard J. Delehanty in 1952.

Meryl enjoyed spending her time volunteering with many organizations including St. Vincent Hospital, The Salvation Army, The Benefe Guild, The 500 Festival and a reading mentor group. She was member of St. Pius X Catholic Church in Indianapolis.

Meryl is survived by her sons, Tim (Kim) Delehanty and Patrick (Ann) Delehanty; daughter-in-law, Ann Howard; 8 grandchildren; and 1 great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Leonard J. Delehanty; sons, Michael and Kevin Delehanty; parents, Anetha and William Rivait; and sisters, Claire Gruget and Jean Hjalmer.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 30, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 7200 Sarto Drive, Indianapolis, Indiana 46240. A Mass of Christian Burial will immediately follow at 12:00 PM. Father Jim Farrell will officiate. Entombment will follow at Our Lady of Peace Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Meryl's memory may be made to The Salvation Army, 6060 Castleway West Drive, Indianapolis, Indiana 46250 or online at salvationarmy.org.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.feeneyhornakkeystone.com for the Delehanty family.