Obituaries » John Malloy Sr.
March 15, 2016
John Malloy Sr., 81, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away early Tuesday morning, March 15, 2016, in Celtic Hospice at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre, after a long, strong fight with Parkinsonâ€™s Disease.
He was born in Wilkes-Barre on November 7, 1934, a son of the late James and Margaret Malloy. John was employed for 44 years at St. Maryâ€™s Cemetery in Hanover Township, for 10 of those years he served as supervisor of the cemetery. He was a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Parish at St. Aloysius Church.
John enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, working in his yard and hunting and fishing with his buddies Bill and Tom.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, James, Joseph and Charles Malloy and by his niece, Charlene Malloy.
John is survived by his wife of 59 years, Jewell (Sutliff) Malloy; son, John Malloy Jr. and his wife, Trish; daughter, Sandra Brown and her husband, Jody; grandchildren, Brandon Brown and his wife, Sarah, Samantha Brown, Erin Malloy, John Malloy III and Kaitlin Malloy; great granddaughter, Myla; sisters, Rose Marie Pembleton, Mariann Malacheski, Sharon Gryziec and Margaret Appel; nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday at 1:30 pm in the Chapel of St. Maryâ€™s Cemetery, 1594 South Main Street, Hanover Township. Rev. Richard Cirba will officiate.