OAKVILLE — Brian Thomas Malley, 71, of Oakville, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at his residence. He was the beloved husband for 43 years of Lucille “Lucy” (Calvo) Malley.
Brian was born November 27, 1948, in New Britain, the son of the late Ernest and Sara (Ball) Malley. He was a graduate of Terryville High School and Waterbury State Tech and received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in technical education from Central Connecticut State University.
He worked as a school teacher at Pomperaug High School, where he met his wife, and later for Westside Middle School for many years before retiring in 2006.
Brian was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Sheridan Council #24 and the Sons of the American Revolution. He enjoyed crossword puzzles and listening to music on his laptop. Most of all, Brian loved to travel with Lucy and their son, Tom, to the Cape Cod and Rhode Island beaches.
His granddaughter, Kathryn, was known to bring a huge smile to his face every time they Skyped together.
Besides his wife of Oakville, Brian leaves behind to cherish his memory his son, Thomas M. Malley and his wife, Elizabeth DeCoster-Malley, of Pikesville, Md.; his granddaughter, Kathryn DeCoster-Malley of Pikesville, Md.; his brother, Ernest Malley and his wife, Patricia, of Naples, Fla., and his sister, Maureen Kelly and her husband, Jerry, of San Diego, Calif. He also leaves many special nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, especially Lee and Carolyn Dumas and their daughters, for their friendship and loving support.
He was predeceased by his sister, Barbara Malley Richards, and his niece, Diane Burr.
Brian’s family would like to thank his caregivers, Oneal, Stewart and Charles, for all the special care and support given to Brian.
A calling hour will take place from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at Chase Parkway Memorial/The Albini Family Funeral Home, 430 Chase Parkway, Waterbury. A graveside service will follow at 11:45 a.m. at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Watertown.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Brian’s name may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105; or Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 516 Carew St., Springfield, Mass. 01104; or American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15289, Arlington, Va. 22215.
For more information or to send e-condolences, visit www.chaseparkwaymemorial.com.