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“WOW, just WOW, I fell out of my seat!!! To a dear ole friend who could sing with the birds. Memories of school dances, hanging out at Nicks, and...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Mark Robbins - Stedman, NC

“Carol, I am sorry to hear of Jack's passing. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts during this difficult time. ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: Deb McMullen - Grapevine, TX

“My heart broke when I got the news that Jack was gone. He was a great family friend to me and my entire family. His laugh was infectious and his...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Billy Farrow - The Villages, FL

“You were always one of the good guys.....Rest in Peace ! ”
4 of 17 | Posted by: Bob Lilley - Wilmington, DE

“Wow, I don't know where to start. I have very fond memories of Jack as a young child of 6 years old as he live only a few doors away. Jack was a very...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Frank Dolski - Doylestown, PA

“A funny, friendly guy. Jack had friends everywhere he went. ”
6 of 17 | Posted by: Richard Schimelfenig - Wilmington, DE

“My heart and prayers are with jack's family. He was such a great person. We had a great time in school RIP, you are a great person. Love to your...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Amy Schwartz - Virginia Beach, VA

“Carol, I am deeply saddened by this news. I can still picture Jack's laughter all these years later. May God bless you & the children with strength &...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Cailah Garfinkel - Ogden

“Dear Carol,So sorry about Jack, you were a perfect example to all of us what true and lasting love is, you beat the odds, many of us did not! You two...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Moved from philly , Jack , Shorrty and I laughed everyday the teachers almost got use to it.Those nuns were trained by marines.Jackie was a special...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Chuck Albertus - Las Vegas, NV

“Rich, I was very sorry to hear of the loss of your father-in-law. You and your family are in my prayers for strength and comfort during this...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Vernita Dorsey - New Castle, DE

“I am so sorry to hear this. Jackie and I were friends in school and he was "my dance partner at all the dances. My sympathy goes out to his family....Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Mary Lou Barnes - Wilmington, DE

“Jack, rest peacefully. ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Billy & Cynthia Mosley - Limerick, PA

“Carol and family Jack was a wonderful man and my heart is broken for all of you. God bless and keep you in his care. ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Cynthia Mosley - Limerick, PA

“Growing up with Jack in my life was a such a wonderful gift, giving me my best friend, Kristin was the best gift of all. He loved each and every one...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Desiree Burritt - Dover, DE

“Carol and family, so sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you and sending prayers. I knew Jack through Kathy (TIner) Logan, going back to high...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Karen Lathbury - Lewes, DE

“Please remember the good times you've shared with John and may God continue to comfort your family ~ Psalm 23:4. ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: A friend


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John T. "Jack" Malone, age 66, passed away on Friday, November 18 at St. Francis Compassionate Care surrounded by his wife and family.

Jack was born in Wilmington, Delaware, and was a life-long resident of Claymont, Delaware. After attending Holy Rosary and being a member of the first graduating class of Claymont High School, Jack met the love of his life and wife of 42 years, Carol Rubright. Together they built a family rooted in laughter and love. He is survived by his wife, Carol Rubright Malone; his daughter, Kristin Burton, her husband Richard; son, David Malone and wife Megan. Jack has two beautiful granddaughters, Meghan Burton and Zoey Malone.

Laughter filled every room Jack entered. Jack loved the Eagles, the Phillies, and technology. He had a successful career in telecommunications where his coworkers became family. The only thing that exceeded his love of high-tech gadgets was the love he had for his wife Carol. He was adored by his many in-laws, cousins, aunts, and uncles. He loved people and always had a quick one-liner that would break the ice with anybody. He never lost that knack to make people laugh, even when he was very ill in the hospital.

Jack is predeceased by mother, Marie Loughrey Malone and brother, William (Bill) Malone. He will be greatly missed by many people whose lives he touched.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 3200 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE, on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 12:00 Noon. Friends may visit with the family at the church beginning at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be private.

To offer condolences, visit:
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