Shawn C. Malone, 28, formerly of West Wyoming, passed away in Bothwell, Scotland.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of Hugh and Deborah (Martini) Malone of West Wyoming. He was a graduate of Wyoming Area, class of 2003. Shawn attended Lehigh University and continued his education at the National Culinary and Baking School of San Diego, Calif.
He met his wife, Elaine Wilson, of Scotland, while living in San Diego. Elaine was visiting family when they met at the restaurant where he was a chef. They married and Shawn relocated to Paisley, Scotland. He then opened a cafe in Bothwell called the Little Apple Patisserie. Always smiling, he loved to make people happy with food.
Shawn also enjoyed hiking, mountain biking and fishing, and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout as a member of Troop 366, West Wyoming. He was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church of West Pittston.
Surviving, in addition to his parents, are his wife, the former Elaine Wilson, Scotland; sister, Jessica Malone, West Wyoming; paternal grandparents, Hugh and Patricia Malone, West Wyoming; maternal grandparents, Robert and Dolores Martini, Old Forge; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home Inc., 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, with the Rev. James Thyren of the First United Presbyterian Church of West Pittston officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent De Paul Kitchen, 33 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.
Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home
504 Wyoming Avenue
Wyoming, PA 18644
Published in Times Leader on May 17, 2013