In Rememberance of Sam J. Malia
Sam J. MaliaDunmore, PA October 28, 1942 ~ September 25, 2011 Date of Service: September 29, 2011
Sam J. Malia
Sept. 25, 2011
Sam J. Malia, 68, Dunmore, died Sunday in Moses Taylor Hospital.
He and his wife the former Ingrid Kreiner celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary July 28th.
Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Andrew and Columba Magilo Malia.
He was a graduate of Dunmore High School and was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, Dunmore. He served in the U.S. Army and prior to retirement he was employed by RCA/ Thompson Electronics, Dunmore for thirty four years were he served as a union official with the IUE of the AFL-CIO
for thirty years as its president, vice-president secretary and chief stewart.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend known for his quick wit and dry humor.
Also surviving are a son, Sam Malia, Dunmore, a daughter, Diana Montaro and husband Anthony, Dunmore, three grandchildren, Frank, Maria and Anthony Montaro. Two sisters, Mary Rose Malia and Andrea Malia and companion, Richard Shonk all of Dunmore and a niece Alyssa Shonk.
The funeral will be Thursday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc. 318 East Drinker St., Dunmore with mass of Christian burial at 9:30 A.M. in St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Church, Chestnut St., Dunmore. Interment in Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst.
Friends may call Wednesday from 5:00 P.M.to 9:00 P.M.