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Rose M. Malawy

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Rose M.


Mrs. Rose M. Malawy of Nashville departed this life at Friendship Manor Healthcare Center in Nashville on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 8:06 p.m. She had attained the age of 86 years, two months and two days.

Mrs. Malawy was born on April 23, 1929 at Bolo Township, the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Krus) Smugala. She was united in marriage to Harry A. Malawy on June 5, 1948 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Posen, and he survives her passing.

Rose worked for Obear-Nestor Glass Company, Decca Records, Gutzler Bakery and was a home maker. She was a member of the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Posen, where she was active in the Altar Sodality. She was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary.

Left to mourn her passing is her husband, Harry Malawy of Nashville; five sons, Dennis Malawy, Butch Malawy and his wife Judy all of Nashville, Ronald Malawy and his wife Sarah of Kansas, Donald Malawy and his wife Louise of Radom, and Glenn Malawy and his wife Lisa all of Nashville; three sisters, Helen Romeo and her husband Rich of St. Louis, Clara Bailey of Belleville, and Marie Malawy of Columbia; three sisters-in-law, Marcella Smugala and Dorothy Malawy both of Nashville, and Gisela Malawy of Morton Grove; three brothers-in-law, John Malawy of Nashville, Andrew Malawy of Chicago, and Leonard Malawy and wife Velma of Missouri; 16 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Leonard and Michael Smugala; three brothers-in-law, Wilbert Bailey, Eugene Malawy and Alvin Malawy; and a sister-in-law, Katherine Malawy.

Mass of Christian Burial was held at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Posen on Tuesday, June 30 at 12 p.m. with Fr. Bernard Goedde officiating and with interment to follow in the church cemetery.

Should friends desire mass offerings or memorials may be made to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cemetery and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, in charge of arrangements.

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