Frederic Anthony DeLory
1925 - 2022
Frederic Anthony DeLory
Burial Information
Burial Location
St. James Catholic Cemetery, Georgetown (Later Date)
Print Obituary print this page

Peacefully at the Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building, Halifax, the passing of Frederic Anthony DeLory age 97, formerly of Georgetown, PE, devoted husband of 62 years to June (Garrett) DeLory, occurred on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. Born in Georgetown, PE, June 7, 1925, son of the late Frederick and Mary (Cullen) DeLory. Fred held a PhD, P.Eng. Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto. A WWII Canadian Army Volunteer 1943-1945, Private to Lieutenant. After Civil Engineering studies, McGill, 1948, he worked in construction at Trail BC and Kitimat BC for five years then was an Athlone Fellow at the Imperial College of Science and Technology in England. On returning to Canada he worked at an engineering firm in Niagara Falls, ON and from 1958 was a professor at the University of Toronto and since 1990 Professor Emeritus. From 1973 to 1988 Fred was chairman of the Division of Geological Engineering. After retiring, among several other projects, he was a volunteer driver for Meals on Wheels for 17 years. He moved to Halifax in 2008. Survived by daughters, Kathryn (James) Steele, Deni DeLory (Dan Macadam); siblings, Cullen (Barbara) DeLory, Bernice (William) Melanson; niece Nicole Delory as well as numerous other nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers, John, Dr. Maurice (Mike), Richard, Stephen and sister, Sheila.

By personal request, no visiting or service to be held. Private family burial to take place in the St. James Parish Cemetery, Georgetown at a later date.

Online condolences may be made through the Funeral Home website at   

Frederic Anthony DeLory