WYNANTSKILL – Joseph Edward O’Malley, 74, of Wynantskill, passed into the arms of our Lord on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. Joe was born in Albany, and raised in Cambridge. He lived in Wynantskill for the past five years, and previously lived in Duanesburg for thirty years. He was a graduate of Hudson Valley Community College, and was employed by Mary McClellan Hospital, then by the IBEW Local 236, and he retired from work in electrical sales in 1989.
Joe is survived by his wife Patricia Tompkins O’Malley; his children Dawn Marie Johnson and partner, Richard Engelmann, Joseph O’Malley and fiancé Kellaine Connolly, Donald and Sandy O’Malley, Susan and Paul Deeley, and Cynthia and Joseph Kaiser; his grandchildren Erika and Kyle Ragan, Amanda O’Malley, Kelly O’Malley and fiancé Peter Wade, Erin Johnson, Megan O’Malley, Ashley O’Malley, Donald O’Malley, Jack Kaiser, PJ Deeley, Matthew Deeley, Jonas Butz and Charlotte Butz; his great grandchild Camden Ragan; and by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Martin and Mary Nash O’Malley, and his sister Maryann Frascatore.
Funeral services will be held in the Hans Funeral Home, 1088 Western Ave., Albany, Saturday at 12:00 noon. Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the funeral home Saturday morning beginning at 11:00 am. Interment will be in Memory Gardens, Colonie. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or to Capital City Rescue Mission, 259 S Pearl St, Albany, NY 12202. To leave a message of condolence for the family or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.
Jane O'Dell Miller
Pat, I am so sorry to hear the news of your beloved Joe’s passing.Wishing you and your Family, peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
With love Jane
I’m so deeply saddened to learn of Mr. O’Malley, “Pop’s” passing. I have many fond memories of him from growing up with Cindy. I am so profoundly sorry for his loss, and send my heartfelt condolences to Mrs. O’Malley and to the rest of the family. I am surrounding you all in prayer and sending my love to you as your grieve this enormous loss.
My heart is with you, Pat. I am sending you and your family all my love and light. Hoping your warmest memories of loving moments can ease some of the pain you feel at this time.
Dear Pat and family:
I have known Joe and you for about 37 years! Joe was always a rock! So supportive and steadfast to his friends and family. I will always remember his unwavering faith in his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! Joe will be greatly missed in this life, but I look forward to seeing him again in Heaven!
May you know the comfort and peace of Jesus during this sad time.
Pat, I am so saddened to hear about Joe’s passing. I pray that you are able to find peace and comfort with this incredible loss. I am here for you if you need anything.
Pat, I am so sorry to hear about Joe! Hoping that your warmest memories of loving moments ease some of the pain that you and your family feel. Thoughts and prayers going out to you and your family!
Pat – I’m so sorry. Joe will be missed dearly, but remembered fondly as we recount our trip stories.
I love you.
My Dear Pat,
I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of your Joe. He was so lucky to have had your love and your selfless giving wonderful ways for so many years. All who know you have been impacted by your relationship with him. It truly was and always will be an example of what true love looks like. May you find comfort in those simple memories of moments shared. My love to you now and always.
My thoughts and prayers are with the O’Malley family. Many nice memories of times on St. Luke’s.
So very sorry for your loss. He will be greatly missed by this wonderful family. May God watch over each of you as you go through this time.
Continued prayers for the entire family through this difficult.
Lizabeth Thomson (Kyle Ragan’s mother)
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. May you find comfort in your memories.
Marlene E Moses
Oh my Patty…my heart aches with yours in the loss of Joe. Your unwavering love and caring for him are a true shining example of what marriage really is. May your memories of your great times with Joe take you through the tough times ahead The Moses family loves you and your family with all our hearts.