John E Mallorey

April 7th, 1933 to December 2nd, 2012
John Edward “Ed” Mallorey Jr., of Smiths Creek, died Sunday, December 2, 2012 after a short illness.

He was born in Port Huron on April 7, 1933 to the late John E. and Pauline Mallorey. He was a lifelong resident of the Port Huron area and an active member of the Marysville American Legion Post 449, where he served as Commander for 16 years, Chef de Gare of the 40 and 8, and Veteran of the year in 2005. Ed served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1953 to 1955 and held the position of Commander of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary here in Port Huron. He spent his career with Wirtz Manufacturing Co. in Port Huron and retired after 47 years of dedicated service.

He is survived by a loving family: his wife of 35 years, Linda Mallorey; sons, Paul A. (Lisa) Mallorey, David P. (Dawn) Mallorey and Mark (Bridgette) Hondzinski, daughters, Maureen C. (Gary) Headlee, Lorene (Gary) Dunst and Darlene (Chris) Johnson; grandchildren, Zach and Samantha Evans, Jake and Taylor Hornbacher, Brianna and Katrina Johnson, Maddison and Michael Mallorey, Blaire, Emma and Reed Hondzinski; siblings, Joyce Wallen, David Mallory, Paul Mallory, James Mallorey, Connie Mallory and Cathy (Mark) Barnum; and many nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Catherine "Toby" Mallorey; and sons, Michael J. and Mark E. Mallorey.

Visitation will be 2-5 & 6-9 p.m. Tuesday in the Marysville Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Marysville Funeral Home. Ray Carrier, Chaplain of the St. Clair County Allied Veterans Council, will officiate.

Burial will be in Romeo Cemetery. Pallbearers will be James Walker, Bill Pozios, Jake Hornbacher, Reed Hondzinski, Chris Johnson and Harry Sherman. Honorary pallbearers will be Zach Evans, Rene Vandevoorde, Brian Hartman and Gary Headlee.

Memorial contributions can be made to Blue Water Hospice.





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