Donald Clarence Maloney, 82, of Ruckh Hill Road, South Dayton, formerly of Kennedy, passed away Wednesday (April 17, 2013), in his home.
A lifelong area resident, he was born April 11, 1931, in the town of Poland, N.Y., the oldest son of the late Clarence and Eleanor Huckelbery Maloney.
Don attended Falconer High School, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving from 1952 to 1953, in Korea. He was employed by the Chautauqua County Highway Department for 47 years, retiring in 1992. While employed for the county, Don was one of the founders of the Chautauqua County Credit Union and served as president and regional director for the CSEA.
Donald Clarence Maloney
He was a member of the Randolph Post 181, American Legion, John W. Tiffany Post 53, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Jamestown Loyal Order of Moose, Ellington Rod & Gun Club and former member of the Cardinal Hills Country Club.
Don enjoyed golfing, camping, traveling to Ireland, and especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a Buffalo Bills fan and also enjoyed watching baseball.
Surviving are his wife, S. Ann Seager Maloney, whom he married Nov. 28, 2009, in the town of Leon; his son, Vance (Tammi) Maloney of Upland, Ind.; four grandchildren: Brendan Maloney of Fishers, Ind., Erin (Tyler) Andrews of Wauseon, Ohio, Ryan Maloney and Nicholas Maloney, both of Upland, Ind; a foster daughter, Dhurata Kola Embry (Tim Embry) of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; six great-grandchildren: Jaclyn, Julien and Jesse Embry, Jack, Mia Jo and Molly Andrews; two stepchildren: Bridget (Joe) Kashmer of South Dayton, and Brenda Seager (Shawn Jacoba) of Indianapolis, Ind.; four stepgrandchildren: Joshua and Dalton Kashmer and Charlie and Cooper Jacoba; four brothers: Jerry Maloney of Kennedy, Clark (Marilyn) Maloney of Corning, N.Y., Rue (Georgia) Maloney of Falconer, and Gene (Sally) Maloney of Mathews, S.C.; and two sister-in-laws: Michiko Maloney of Raleigh, S.C. and Rosann LeBaron of Kennedy.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Margaret J. "Peg" Anderson Maloney, whom he married July 4, 1953, and who died March 9, 2003; two brothers: Richard and Rodney Maloney; two sisters-in-law: Diane and Alma Maloney and his stepmother, Wilma Maloney.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, in the Falconer Funeral Home. Pastor Tyler Andrews of Crossroads Evangelical Church, Wauseon, Ohio, will officiate. Burial will be in Kennedy Riverside Cemetery.
Friends will be received by the family from 5-8 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to the funeral service Tuesday in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be donated to the Prudence Beckerink Scholarship Fund, c/o Falconer Central School, 2 East Ave., Falconer, NY 14733.
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