William J. Maloy
1935 - 2021-05-01
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William J. Maloy, 86, of Southwest Greensburg, died Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. He was born Jan. 9, 1935, in Jeannette, a son of the late John Clifford and Ruth Eve (Buckley) Maloy. He was a graduate of Jeannette High School, received his bachelor's degree from Waynesburg University and received his master's degree from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Prior to retirement, he had been a French teacher for Jeannette School District, an English teacher for Greensburg Salem School District and was a guidance counselor for Penn Trafford School District and Hempfield Area School District. William was also a member of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees and an Army veteran, serving during the Korean War. He liked motor scooters, having lunch with the Romeo Guys and traveling and visiting friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Richard John Maloy. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Lois C. (Jones) Maloy; his son, James D. Maloy and wife, Autumn, of Greensburg; his daughter, Elizabeth J. "Betsy" Mylant and husband, John, of Greensburg; three grandchildren, John Andrew Mylant, Jeffrey Thomas Maloy and Deanna Grace Mylant; his brother, Robert J. Maloy and wife, Daryl, of Greensburg; his sister-in-law, Betty Maloy, of Greensburg; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME INC., 516 Stanton St., Greensburg. A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home with Pastor Tim Thunberg officiating. Interment will follow in St. Clair Cemetery, Greensburg. Please be prepared to adhere to all current health guidelines, including face masks and social distancing. www.bachafh.com.

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Published in Tribune Review from May 4 to May 5, 2021.
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May 4, 2021
Mr. Maloy was a very nice guidance counselor at Hempfield. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family during this difficult time
Sheri (Cochran) McDonald
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May 4, 2021
My dad was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He loved babies, and was thrilled to have children and grandchildren. He loved nothing better to spend time with his family, and enjoyed watching John Andrew play baseball , Deanna softball and Jeff participate in marching band. He attended many , many of his grandchildren's activities with my mom. He also enjoyed tinkering in his basement/garage, and loved shopping for gadgets, many of which he often gave as gifts. He also was a skilled house painter, which he did on the side in the summers as I was growing up. His free hand trim work was unmatched. My dad was a loving generous person, and had a wonderful smile. He and my mom spent many summers with his son Jim, daughter-in- Autumn, and grandson Jeff at Lakeside Ohio. Wonderful memories were made there, and myself and my husband and children joined in the fun a few years as well. In our younger years, he took of family on beach trips to Cape May. He loved his brothers, staying connected with his family was important to him, and many Christmas gatherings over the years with them were evidence of this. He also loved shopping. He would compare shop for any item you were in the market for, and bring you a written summary of each item's pro's and cons. His love of shopping extended easily to cars and scooters. He very much enjoyed the car shopping, and had many different vehicles over his lifetime, and loved trading one in for another model that he had taken a liking to. Scooter riding was his true hobby and passion, and he took many rides over the last 20 years or so. He enjoyed this hobby with his good friend and neighbor John, and had other riding buddies, including my husband as well. Once my husband and my dad took a trip to Gettysburg , each of them on a two-wheeled vehicle and myself, mom and kids traveling in a mini van behind. He had told me not long ago that he logged enough miles over all of his more than 20 years as riding to circle the globe one time. And he did keep a log :) . He was devoted to my mom, they were married 60 years this past December. Over the years the had many trips to Florida and the state of Washington to visit good friends, and they had a trip of a lifetime to Alaska together. We were blessed to have my dad for 86 years, we will miss him very much, and take comfort knowing he is at rest. Ride on dad, the scooter you now have I am sure is awesome, and the roads in heaven are beautiful and endless. Love you always , "Boo"
Elizabeth Mylant
Daughter
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