James Malone(1955 - 2014)

James Kevin Malone was born in Evansville, Indiana on April 24, 1955 to the late John Casey and Ruth Marie Malone. Known affectionately as Kevin, he passed to eternal life on Sunday, February 23, 2014 at age 58, in his home in LaGrange Park, Illinois. The twelfth of thirteen children, he moved with his family to LaGrange, Illinois in June of 1956. A graduate of Benet Academy, Kevin worked for Grant Importing for a number of years. Prior to that, he worked for Triad Form Erectors Construction. He married Colette Campbell in September, 1987. Together they had three marvelous sons, the biggest joys of Kevin's life; Nicholas, 21, a student at University of Iowa; Kyle, 18; and Matthew, 16, both students at Fenwick High School in Oak Park, Illinois. Kevin was preceded in death by his parents, an older brother, John Casey Malone, his youngest sister, Carolyn Sue Malone Lagi, Bill and Donna Campbell. He is survived by sisters Margaret Ruth Masbaum, Jeral Marie (Kenneth) Norman, Mary Louise (late Thomas) Magda, Kathleen Rose Kelly, Shannon Irene (Robert) Granato, Jeannine Ann Malone; brothers Patrick Michael (late Noreen), William Francis (Donna), Thomas Joseph, Timothy Keith (Christine); Kate Collins, Joni (Dan) Thompson, Mary Campbell, John Campbell, Paul (Teri) Campbell. Kevin was the beloved uncle of many nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews, along with many cousins, and his Aunt Imelda Frank. He will be missed by all who knew him and particularly his recent significant friend Ms. Toni Ferris. Kevin was a proud member of A.A. & G.A. While a 15-year success, he helped many fellow members live one day at a time. Visitation is Sunday March 2, 2014 from 3 to 9 p.m. at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, 1025 W. 55th St., Countryside, IL. 60525. Funeral Mass is Monday March 3, 2014, 10 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Church, 124 N. Spring Ave., La Grange, IL 60525. Funeral home phone 708-352-6500 or www. hjfunerals.com

Funeral Home

Hallowell & James Funeral Home
1025 West 55th Street Countryside, IL 60525
(708) 352-6500

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from Feb. 27 to Feb. 28, 2014