Donald E. Malley
Donald E. Malley
  • December 27, 1942 - January 1, 2018
  • Clinton, Connecticut

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Donald E. Malley, 75, died at home on January 1. He is predeceased by his beloved wife Sheryl. He was born in 1942 in Kearny, New Jersey, and spent his early life in Bloomfield, New Jersey. He joined the U.S. Marines after graduating from high school. Following his military service, he married in 1965 and he and Sheryl eventually made their home in Clinton, Conn., where he resided for more than 40 years.

He is survived by his son Sean Malley and daughter-in-law Melanie Malley, of Clinton, Conn., his son Evan Malley and daughter-in-law Rachel Malley, of Waltham, Mass., and his daughter Tara Murphy and son-in-law John Murphy, of Cumberland, R.I. He was a devoted grandfather to his beloved grandchildren: Christopher Malley, Audra Murphy, and Conor Murphy.

Calling hours will be held on Sunday, January 7, 2018, from 2-4 p.m. at Swan Funeral Home, 80 E. Main St., Clinton. A private burial will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in his name to one of his favorite charities: Wounded Warriors Project and Toys for Tots.