MALTA – Francis X. “Fran” Malone, 61, of Malta, passed away suddenly on Friday, May 31, 2019. Fran was born in Philadelphia, and had spent the last 15 years in Malta. He was employed by General Electric Co. for many years. Fran enjoyed traveling and RV-ing with his family. He was known as “the mayor” to his family and friends as he always talked to everyone and made friends with everyone. He will be greatly missed.
Fran is survived by his wife of 15 years, Linda Peart Malone; his daughter Melissa Malone of Vermont; his stepdaughter Jennifer LaPorte of Malta; his stepson Jeffrey LaPorte of Clifton Park; and his siblings Maureen Sarcewicz, Michael, James Jr., Janine Pollack, Kevin, Christopher, and Matthew. He was predeceased by his parents James Malone and Regina McLaughlin Malone; and by his siblings MaryAnn Malone Ellis, Danny Ellis, and Kathleen Malone
A gathering to celebrate Fran’s life will be held on Saturday, June 8th from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. at the Ukrainian-American Citizens Club, 1 Pulaski St, Cohoes. Relatives and friends are invited. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com .