Safe Home: August 2022
Andrew F. Maloney
December 1, 1938 – June 27, 2022
Andrew F. Maloney 83, a Florida resident, passed away peacefully under the care of Hope Hospice on Monday, June 27, 2022. He was born December 1, 1938, in County Mayo, Ireland to the late Patrick “Sonny” and Winifred (nee Mulkeen) Maloney.
Andy moved to Cleveland, Ohio with his wife Martha in 1967, where they were proud members of the West Side Irish American and the Irish Heritage Clubs. He worked for over thirty years with Schirmer Construction and the Laborers Union Local 310. Both he and Martha moved to Florida in 2008 to be closer to their family.
Andy loved everything Irish, especially singing Irish ballads, dancing, listening to Irish entertainment, and telling stories to anyone who would listen. He was an avid Gaelic football fan, cheering for his home county of Mayo. He also loved to follow Notre Dame football with Martha.
He made several trips back to Ireland to visit his extensive family and friends. Later in life, Andy adopted a dog named Danny Boy, who brought him great joy during his days with his dear friend Betty.
Andy was preceded in death by his wife Martha on August 16, 2012; sisters-in-law, Pat Maloney and Josie Boylan Tunna; brothers-in-law, Johnny Slattery, Sid Tunna and John O’Gorman; nieces, Yolanda O’Gorman and Jennifer McNamara.
Andy is survived by his sister, Nora Slattery of County Mayo, Ireland and his brother, John J. Maloney (Pat) of Dublin, Ireland; his dear friend, Betty Brough of Fort Myers, FL; brothers-in-law, Sean Burke (Mona) of Fort Myers, FL and Michael Burke (Christina) of Spring Hill, FL; sisters-in-law, Philomena Fox (Charles) of County Offaly, Ireland, Helen O’Sullivan (Joe) of London, England, Patricia O’Gorman of County Mayo, Ireland, and Colette McNamara (Noel) of County Mayo, Ireland; 39 nieces and nephews, Marie Murphy, Caroline O’Brien, Anne Harkin, Sharon Nolan, Kevin Slattery, Declan Slattery, Gerard Slattery, Paul Maloney, Shane Maloney, Ken Maloney, Jennifer Egan, Caroline Burke-Reitz, Dennis Burke, Kevin Burke, Fiona Finn, Deirdre Hanley, Brian Burke, Niall Burke, Pat Burke, Karl Fox, Barry Fox, Keith Fox, David O’Gorman, J.P. O’Gorman, Imelda O’Gorman, Laura Fallon, Katie McNamara, Ruth Quinn, Nolita McNamara, Rebecca McNamara, Keelan McNamara, Colleen Thompson, Donna McMahon, Anthony Boyland, Justin O’Sullivan, Maxine Fraser, Serena McCarthy, and Leandra O’Sullivan; as well as many extended family members and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to GiGi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Center, 1901 Brantley Road, Unit 11, Fort Myers, FL 33907, 239-703-7960 or visit their website at https://gigisplayhouse.org/fortmyers/ in loving memory of Andrew F. Maloney.
*Obituary courtesy of FortMyers.com
David “Joe” Lowry
age 85. Native of Ballinteeaun, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, Ireland. Beloved husband of fifty-nine years to Mary Ann (nee Corrigan); father of David, Mary Kapferer (Scott), Theresa Wisniewski (Steven), Kathleen Milewski (Scott) and Thomas (Kim); grandfather of five; great-grandfather of two; brother of Mary Ruane and the late Anne Sheridan, Thomas, Owen, Michael and Martin; uncle and friend of many. Passed away June 30, 2022.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to Ames Family Hospice, 30080 Hospice Way, Westlake, OH 44145 or St. Bernadette Church Pious Trust, 2256 Clague Rd. Westlake, OH 44145.
*Obituary courtesy of Chambers Funeral Homes.