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Joseph W. Malone

November 15, 2019

U.S. Veteran


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Joseph W. Malone

November 15, 2019


Joseph W. Malone, 84, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away at home, surrounded by his loving family on Friday, November 15, 2019.


Born in New York City, he was a son of the late William and Katherine Bensavage Malone.  Joe was a graduate of Meyers High School.  He was an Army Veteran serving from 1956 to 1959.


He was employed in the construction and plumbing industry, having work for Stegmueller Construction and the Mangan Plumbing Company.


Joe loved working on all kinds of projects, especially woodworking.  He could always be found tinkering in his basement.


Joseph was a member of St. Andrew Parish in Wilkes-Barre.


Joe was a former member of the Oak Grove Club, where he loved to shoot darts.  Most of all he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his brother, William Malone.


Joe is survived by his wife of 56 years, Janet Eroh Malone and by his children, Darlene Thieman, Chapmanville, WV; Doreen Laub and her husband, Joseph, Philadelphia; Keith Thieman, Wilkes-Barre; Joseph Malone, Wilkes-Barre and Patricia Marsellas and her husband, George, Hanover Township; grandchildren, J.P. and Mary Theresa Laub; Nick and Jared Marsellas; nieces and nephews.


Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 9:30 am from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10 am in St. Andrew Parish, 316 Parrish Street, Wilkes-Barre.  Entombment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township.


Friends may call on Tuesday from 5 – 7 pm at the funeral home.


Online condolences may be sent by visiting Joseph’s obituary at www.natandgawlas.com.