William S. Maloy Jr., 73, of Amherst, died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain.
He was born Oct. 28, 1939, in Johnstown, Pa. William had made his home in Lorain before moving to Amherst, where he has resided for the last four years.
William was employed at Ford Motor Company in Lorain for 38 years before retiring in 2004.
He was a former member of St. John's Catholic Church in Lorain. William was a social member of the Veterans of Foreign War Post 1662 and the Amherst Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aerie 1442.
He loved traveling to the Casino's and playing the lottery. His hobbies included watching NASCAR and he was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan.
William had a great sense of humor and will always be known as a caring father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.
Survivors include his sons, William Maloy III of Louisville, Ky., Mark Maloy and his wife Victoria of Elyria, Daniel Maloy and his wife Charla of Garland, Texas, and Thomas Maloy and his wife Kristina of Bay Village; daughter and her husband Betty Ann and Nick Nichols of Lorain; 14 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; sisters Patricia Myers and her husband Francis of Johnstown, Pa., Sarah Marcinko and her husband Joseph of Frederick, Md., Mercedes Hofmann of Elyria, Mary Eagan and her husband Robert of Cleveland, Cynthia Gryczcan and her husband Chris of Westlake; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Sr. and Sarah Maloy (nee Moudy).
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, March 18 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 200 St. Joseph Drive, Amherst.
Burial was at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.
Hempel Funeral Home, Amherst, handled arrangements.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to American Cancer Society, North Regional Office, 10501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106.
Additional information and online register book are available at www.hempelfuneralhome.com.