In loving memory of

John C. Malley "Jack"
July 26, 1939 - September 29, 2021

John C. Malley, "Jack", died peacefully on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at his home in Ambler, his loving wife Sally at his side. He was 82 years old.

Born in Philadelphia, Jack was the son of the late Patrick and Katherine (nee Duffy) Malley, The family was raised on the Nicholas and Emily Sinkler Roosevelt Estate in Whitemarsh, now the Highlands.

Jack was a 1957 graduate of LaSalle College High School. He owned the John C. Malley Fuel Oil Company during the 1960's. Jack and his new bride Sally also owned and operated Malley's Beef and Ale in Conshohocken. He worked for DePen Lines, and eventually Henkels and McCoy for more than twenty years until his retirement in 2004. He served as the Shop Steward for Teamsters Local 470.

Jack was a 64 year Life Member of the Wissahickon Fire Company. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of American Legion Post 10 and the VFW. Jack loved his Harley and was an active member of A.B.A.T.E of Pennsylvania (the Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education).

Jack is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Sara "Sally" (nee Hansen). He is the loving father of Michael and George, both of Ambler; and Timothy (Tina Schulz) of San Diego. He is the dear grandfather of Morgan and step-grandfather of Ben.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Monday, October 4, 2021 from 9:30 to 11:00AM at the Upper Dublin Lutheran Church, 411 Susquehanna Road, Ambler, PA 19002. Jack's Funeral Service will follow at 11:00AM with Pastor Keith Anderson officiating. Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Donations in Jack's memory may be made to the Wissahickon Fire Company, 245 Race Street, Ambler, PA 19002 or to the Upper Dublin Citizen Emergency Fund (for tornado disaster relief): Upper Dublin Township, c/o Jonathan Bleemer, 370 Commerce Drive, Fort Washington, PA 19034.

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Pat Doherty wrote on Oct 4, 2021:

"He always had a smile, he had a great laugh and he always had time to talk to you! Sorry for your loss. Pat Doherty/Cathy Wood"

Linda Marie wrote on Oct 3, 2021:

"I was lucky enough to know him and be taught by him when I was a young new firefighter! Support from a man with this much knowledge and experience made it possible for me to keep going. "

Betsy Jampo wrote on Oct 1, 2021:

"Jack was such a great brother-in-law. He always had a smile and kind works for everyone. He will be missed by all! Jack, we love you?? "