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Charles Richard Malaney

Dr. Charles Richard Malaney, age 91 of Grand Rapids, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family after a brief illness on July 3, 2014. Born in Jackson, MI the second of three children. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anne; granddaughter Livia Emmett; great grandson, Kyle Garcia; sister, Margaret Swartout. He is survived by his children, Michael (Maryann) Malaney, Mary Anne (David) Dawson, Peter (MaryJo) Malaney, Ellen (Patrick) Hillary, Melissa (Jay) Shilliday, Meg (Mike) Novy; 14 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; sister, Louise Timmons; also numerous nieces and nephews. Charlie served in the U.S. Navy during WWII, attended CMU, Cornell University, and in 1951 graduated from University of Detroit Dental School. He was a member of the Michigan Dental Association, IHM Mens Club and Cascade Hills Country Club. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul the Apostle, 2750 Burton Street S.E., Grand Rapids. Msgr. Ernest P. Schneider presiding. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday 4-7:00 p.m. at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd. S.E., Grand Rapids and one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Endowment Fund of Porter Hills, 4450 Cascade Rd. SE, Ste. 200, Grand Rapids, MI 49502-4646.

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