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Jane Margaret O’Malley

Jane Margaret O’Malley

February 1, 1938 - March 6, 2020     Age: 82

Jane Margaret O’Malley passed away on Friday, March 6, 2020.

Born and raised in Scranton, Pa. she was the second of three daughters of the late Harry and Margaret Lyons.

Jane was a registered nurse and trained at the Mercy Hospital in Scranton.  Jane married William C. O’Malley in June, 1959 having known each other since fifth grade. Together, they travelled extensively due to Bill’s occupation and lived in New Jersey, Northern Virginia, Houston, Texas and New Orleans, Louisiana while raising their four children. They had been visitors to Amelia Island for many years and became residents shortly after Bill’s retirement.

 During Jane’s years as a homemaker, she was active with the hospital auxiliary wherever she resided and was known as the organized quartermaster for the baseball teams her two sons played on.

 Jane enjoyed reading novels, cooking for family and was a home decor enthusiast.

 Jane leaves behind her beloved husband William C. O’Malley and is survived by three children; Jennifer O’Malley of Amelia Island, William C. O’Malley, Jr. (Sheila) of Houston, Texas, Burke O’Malley (Kara) of Vienna, Virginia and pre deceased by her daughter Catherine Jane O’Malley.  She dearly loved her six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.  Jane also leaves behind her two sisters, Mary Catherine O’Malley of Scranton, Pennsylvania and A. Nancie Smart of Columbus, Ohio.  Her family of in laws, including sisters-in-law Judith O’Malley Graziano of Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania and Margaret O’Malley Cawley of Jacksonville, FL thought of her as their own with much affection.  Friends who knew Jane cherished her as much as she treasured them.

 In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Baptist Medical Center- Nassau, 841 Prudential Drive, Suite 1300, Jacksonville, FL  32207.

5 Condolences

  • Chris Bryan Posted March 9, 2020 7:05 pm

    So sorry to learn of the loss of Jane. Jane was a wonderful lady. Jane and Bill have been so kind to our community. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  • Cherye Rhatigan Posted March 10, 2020 8:05 pm

    Mrs.O’Malley will be missed so very very much.She lit up a room when she walked in with her infectious smile and personality.To know her was to Love her.I will miss you always.

  • Chris and Ginger Katz Posted March 11, 2020 11:07 am

    Mrs O’Malley always had a smile and hug for me. She was a great friend to my family and to Ginger and I. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire O’Malley family.

  • Fred & Kathy Bravo Posted March 11, 2020 6:50 pm

    Mrs, O’Malley had such a vivacious personality!!! We always enjoyed seeing her, she will truly be missed!!! Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family.

  • Nina Bell Posted June 13, 2020 5:09 pm

    Jane had the best laugh of any of my parents friends from Matawan days. What a void and such sadness . My deepest condolences.

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