Davies W. Molloy (1926 - 2014)

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Davies Warfield Molloy, 87, of Eldersburg, died Monday, March 3, 2014, at Charlestown Retirement Center in Catonsville.

Born April 29, 1926, in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Leo and Katherine Linthicum Molloy. He was the husband of Rose Mary Leonard Molloy.

He was a 1940 graduate of Cathedral Schoo; a 1944 graduate of Loyola High School; and 1949 graduate of Villanova College. While attending Loyola Blakefield, he played ice hockey and made first team Maryland Scholastic Association. He served in the Marine Corps during World War II, from 1944 to 1946. 

He entered the insurance business in 1949 in Washington, D.C., and then moved to Charlotte, N.C., to join his father and open an agency in 1950. He served as special agent for several companies until joining the Federal Insurance Administration in 1975 and retiring in 1991. He taught insurance part time; volunteered at Carroll County Public Library, taking books to Sykesville Nursing Home; did CCD home study with his grandchildren; worked on the Heritage of Hope Campaign in 1998; and was a fledgling lector at St. Joseph's Church.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are children Leo F. Molloy, of Eldersburg, and Michael Molloy, of Mount Airy; a sister, Mary Lou Lucas, of Charlotte; and grandchildren Leo, Davies, Sarah and Christopher Molloy, Brittany Baker and Sara Jo Wink.

He was predeceased by children Patrick A. and Elizabeth Ann Molloy.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Community, 915 Liberty Road, Eldersburg, with the Rev. David McGuigan officiating. Private inurnment, with military honors, will be at Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to St. Joseph Catholic Community, 915 Liberty Road, Eldersburg, MD 21784.

Arrangements are by Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory in Winfield.

Online condolences may be offered at www.burrier-queen.com.

Sign this guest book online at www.carrollcountytimes.com.


Funeral Home
Burrier-Queen Funeral Directors, P.A.
1212 W. Old Liberty Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
Published in Carroll County Times on Mar. 6, 2014
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