Charles O’Malley, Olyphant, passed away Wednesday in the Geisinger Community Medical Center surrounded by his family after an illness. His beloved wife of 49 years is the former Patricia Sullivan.
Born 1949 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Joseph and Lucille Walsh O’Malley. Charles was a 1967 graduate of South Catholic High School. Prior to his retirement He was the national organizer and UA president for the pipe-fitters and plumbers local 524. He was a member of Holy Cross parish, Olyphant.
Surviving are daughters Katie Gnall and husband Brian, Jennifer Barrett and husband Daniel and Colleen Evans and husband Robert; sister Lucille Zapotochny and brother in law Ed Langan. Grandchildren; Aidan, Charley, Colin, Delaney, Karsyn, Caoimhe, Macklin and Bodie, and numerous family and close friends.
He was preceded in death by a sister Roseann Langan and brother in law Ted Zapotochny.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10:30am in the Holy Cross Parish 200 Delaware Ave. Olyphant by Rev. Scott Sterowski, pastor.
Friends may call Saturday morning at Holy Cross Parish 9am until 10:30 with mass immediately following.
In lieu of flowers the family encourages memorial contributions be made to St. Joseph’s Center 2010 Adams Ave. Scranton, PA 18509