ROBERT J. MALONEY
Robert J. Maloney, age 81, a resident of Patterson, NY, died Wednesday, May 25, 2011 in Cortlandt Manor.
Mr. Maloney was born in Manhattan on August 16, 1929, to John S. and Margaret (Morrisey) Maloney. He graduated from Cardinal Hays High School in the Bronx before serving in the US Navy during WWII aboard the USS Mississippi.
Mr. Maloney married Rita Carroll on May 19, 1951, in Manhattan.
Through the years, Robert rose to a 3rd degree Knight within the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed his involvement in the stick ball leagues, as well as his love of music by Frank Sinatra and cheering for those Mets.
Mr. Maloney is survived by his wife, Rita, of 60 years and his four children, Carol Enders of Patterson; Robert T. Maloney of Rochelle Park, NJ; Nancy Buckley of Dover Plains; and Gerald Maloney of Brewster; and two brothers, John Maloney of Nanuet, and Eugene Maloney of Warwick. Eleven grandchildren and four great grandchildren also survive.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at 10:30 am at Sacred Heart Church in Putnam Lake, NY (Patterson). A private cremation will follow. Arrangements were by the Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster.
Contributions in Robert’s memory may be made to the Castle Point VA, 100 RT 9D, Castle Point Rd., Castle Point, NY 12511.