Died: May 20, 2013
Retired Union Carpenter, he passed away on Monday evening, May 20th at the Chelsea Soldiers Home where had been residing for the past 3 years. He was 89 years of age. Born in Nashua, NH, he was the son of Dennis and Gertrude (Pillsbury) Malley. He grew up in Pepperell and attended schools there. He enlisted in the US Navy in 1941. During World War II, he served as a medic’s assistant with the US Marines engaging the enemy in Guadalcanal. While stationed in Boston, he met Mary (Marchuk) and they soon married following his honorable discharge. They settled in Chelsea raising their family here. He was predeceased by his beloved wife in 1992. Robert worked for many years as a union carpenter. He enjoyed golfing and bowling.
He is the beloved husband of the late Mary C. (Marchuk) Malley. Devoted father of Patricia M. Elliott and her husband David of Beverly, Richard Malley of Chelsea and the late Robert Malley Jr., Christine Elliott, Dennis Malley and Timothy Malley.Dear brother of Richard Malley of Pepperell. Cherished grandfather of Amanda and Amy Malley, Michael, Rachele and Timothy Elliott and Christopher Malley. Adored great grandfather of Timothy Elliot II.
Funeral from the Cardinal Cushing Pavilion, Chelsea Soldiers Home, 91 Crest Ave. Chelsea on Friday, May 24th 10:00 AM. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Michael the Archangel Chapel at 11:00 A.M. Services will conclude with Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Relatives and friends are most kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held at the Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home 718 Broadway CHELSEA on Thursday from 4 - 8 P.M. Funeral Home fully handicap accessible, ample parking opposite Funeral Home.
Late WW II US Navy Veteran.