Patrick J. ‘Pat’ Malloy, 67, Etamic Corp. sales engineer, Eagle Scout, handyman, avid swimmer

By on November 2, 2016

Patrick J. “Pat” Malloy, 67, of Lititz, died suddenly Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 in his residence.

Born in Harrisburg, he was the husband of Margaret M. “Peggy” (Durning) Malloy of Lititz, and the son of the late John C. and Mary A. (Gehringer) Malloy.

Pat was a member of St. James Catholic Church, Lititz, where he was a past president of the Men’s Club.

He was a 4th Degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus and was the current president of the Lancaster Irish American Cultural Society. Pat was an Eagle Scout, a former Assistant Scout Master with Troop No. 142, Lititz, and a former staff member at Philmont Scout Reservation in Cimeron, N.M.

Pat was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who adored his family and proudly celebrated his Irish roots. He was an avid swimmer, loved to cook, and was a talented woodworker and handyman who helped with everyone’s house projects.

He was employed as a sales engineer for Etamic Corp. for 25 years, until his retirement in April 2015. He also worked for Banctec Inc. in East Petersburg; and Exxon Corp. in Lionville.

In addition to his wife of 41 years, he is survived by his children: Meghan Patricia Nephin and her husband Patric; and Sean Patrick Malloy and his wife Karli, all of Manheim; five grandchildren; a brother: Joseph M. Malloy and his wife Peggy of Bellingham, Wash.; and a sister: Kathleen “Tina” Tomel and her husband Doug of Allentown.

He was preceded in death by a sister: Sally Schmidt; and a nephew: Tom Schmidt.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Oct. 31 at St. James Catholic Church, Lititz, with the Revs. James O’Blaney, C.Ss.R. and Fred Riegler as celebrants.

Kindly omit flowers. Memorial contributions in Pat’s memory may be made to Impact Catholic Youth Group or Boy Scout Troop No. 142, both at 505 Woodcrest Ave., Lititz, PA 17543.

In honor of his Irish roots, Pat requests you please enjoy a shot of Jameson Irish Whiskey in his memory.

To place a condolence online, please visit Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz, handled the arrangements.

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