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Francis A. Malloy, Jr.  

Francis A. Malloy, Jr.
“Frank”

August 2, 1941 – March 1, 2017

Francis A. Malloy, Jr., known fondly by his friends as “Frank the Painter,” age 75, of Bear, DE, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

A native Delawarean, Frank was born in Wilmington on August 2, 1941, and was the son of the late Francis A. Malloy, Sr. and Catherine (Leon) Malloy. He proudly served his country as a member of the Army National Guard for 6 years. A residential painter by trade, Frank worked for the Stonegate Nursing Home for a number of years.

He was an avid Philadelphia sports fan and enjoyed cheering on his favorite teams each season. A talented repairman, Frank could fix anything and was quick to lend a hand to anyone in need. He loved spending time with his friends and family and enjoyed visiting Disney World. Frank was happiest in the company of his family, especially his grandchildren, whom he adored. He was greatly loved and will be very dearly missed by all who knew him.

In addition to his parents, Frank was preceded in death by his brother, Vincent Malloy. He is survived by his former wife and caretaker, Mamie Hall, with whom he shared an everlasting and special bond; children, Anna L. Martin, Peggy J. Oliver and Richard Stepp, all of New Castle; grandchildren, William Hall and Amaya Farley; and great granddaughter, Brooklyn Hall.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will be held at at 11:30 am on Monday morning, March 13, 2017. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808.

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  1. Dale Hall, March 11, 2017

    My family lived on Vandever Ave two doors down from the Malloys. My sisters and I grew up with Frank and Vincent and remember their Mom and Dad as well. I remember Frank as a very polite young man in his teens. Frank was 5 years older than me but was closer in the age to my sister, Janet. I fondly remember that growing up he had a red, Ducati, motorcycle that I thought was just awesome. In the early 60’s we all went our different ways and, sadly, we lost touch with Frank.

    I am sure that the Malloy family will miss him and his family has my and my sister’s sincerest condolences on his loss.

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