Mary Jane Malone, 82, of Vale, a former longtime Richland resident, died Dec. 22, 2003, at Pioneer Place in Vale.
Christian Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Vale. Interment will be at Valley View Cemetery in Vale.
Mary Jane was born March 3, 1921, at Richland to Joseph and Rebecca McPartland. She married Alfred Malone on Sept. 29, 1939. They lived at Richland until 1961 when they moved to Vale.
Mary Jane worked many years at Becker’s Market. After working she enjoyed her volunteer service, square dancing and card clubs. She also spent many hours in her yard with her flowers.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Bob and Tykie Malone, of Kelso, Wash., and Rick and Beverly Malone of Lake Oswego; three daughters and sons-in-law, John and Joanne Recla of Vale, and Paul and Janet Recla and Johnnie and Candy Richmond, all of Boise; her twin brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Rita McPartland of Nogales, Ariz.; brother and sister-in-law, Mick and Joy McPartland of Nyssa; one sister, Rebecca Carlson of Lake Oswego; one sister-in-law, Vivian McPartland of Moses Lake, Wash.; 13 grandsons; one granddaughter; and numerous great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred A. Malone; and one brother.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pioneer Place or a charity of one’s choice through Lienkaemper Chapel, P.O. Box 970, Ontario, OR 97914.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, January 2, 2004
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor