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George P. MALLOY 1868-1937


Posted By: Karon Velau (email)
Date: 4/11/2023 at 14:51:01

George Patrick Malloy
(April 21, 1868 – June 15, 1937)

The Obituary of George Malley
Funeral at the Catholic Church
George P. Malloy, 69, a long time resident of Pocahontas County, died Tuesday, June 15th at his home in Gilmore City. Although his recent illness had been of but short duration, Mr. Malloy had been in failing health for more than a year so that his death was not wholly unexpected. Mr. Malloy was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Malloy, pioneer residents of this vicinity. His wife and a daughter preceded him in death. Mr. Malloy lived on a farm west of Gilmore City for many years, but of recent years had made his home in Gilmore City.
George Patrick Malloy was born April 21, 1868 in Canada to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Malloy. One year later, in 1869, he came to the United States and in the spring of 1892 he came to Pocahontas County. In 1897 he was married to Bridget Donnelly in St. John’s Church in Gilmore City, His wife preceded him in death. Surviving Mr. Malloy are four sons and three daughters: Mrs. Ray Cavanaugh, Mrs. Fern Griffin and Joe Malloy of Gilmore City, Edward of Ymika, Wash., Leland of Tampa, Texas, and Paul and Regina of Washington, D. C. A daughter, Pauline, preceded her father in death. The following brothers and sisters also survive Mr. Malloy: Miss Vane Malloy of Fort Dodge, Mrs. Paul Patterson of Des Moines, and Robert Malloy of Pasadena, Cal. Another sister, Miss Cass Malloy, died last November. The grandchildren who are left are Bob and Pat Cavanaugh and Jack and Kermit Griffin. Mr. Malloy was in failing health for about a year preceding his death which came at 10 o’clock on the evening of June 15th. Funeral services were held at St. John’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Father Hugh O’Brien officiating and singing a requiem high mass. Casket bearers were Wm. and Henry Cavanaugh, Joe Kizer, Jim Cain, Tim Griffin, and Joe Fitzgerald. Interment was in St. John’s Cemetery near Gilmore City. Out of town attendants at the funeral were: Miss Vane Malloy of Fort Dodge, Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Malloy, Clare, Mr. and Mrs. Emmet Malloy of Shenandoah, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Patterson and children, Paul, Jr. and Catherine and Virginia of Des Moines, Mr. and Mrs. Matt Hood, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Gurnett, Anna Condon and Ragina Giffin, Mr. and Mrs. John Cavanaugh of Fort Dodge, Mr. and Mrs. Rene Hood of Clare, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Skow of Humboldt. [Source – Gilmore City Enterprise, Gilmore City, Iowa, Thurs., June 24, 1937, p.1]


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