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Mass of Christian Burial

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish
Thursday December 31st, 2020
10:00am

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Thomas Mallas

Thomas D. Mallas, 73, Scranton, died Sunday at home under the care of his wife, Eileen. He was the loving husband of 47 years, married to the former Eileen McLaine.

Born Nov. 1, 1947, in Scranton, he was the son of the late Nicholas and Martha (Peko) Mallas.

A graduate of the Dunmore High School, he received his Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the Penn State University and a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of Scranton. Tom proudly was dedicated to Dempsey Uniforms & Linen Supply, Jessup, as vice president of operations, where he was employed for 55 years from an early age. He honorably served in the United States Army Reserves and retired as captain.

He was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Peckville, and professional organizations. Tom enjoyed sharing wonderful times with his family at their cottage at Spruce Lake and Rocky the dog. Tom took teasing to an art, the more he teased you, the more he loved you. He loved his home and work families with all his heart. Tom was once an avid jogger. He enjoyed walks, especially at Nay Aug Park, and daily rides. He truly enjoyed the Christmas season and happy times with his family.

In the wee hours of the morning, Tom began the next chapter of his new life by falling into the arms of his mom, dad, his brother, Nicky; and many other beloved family and friends who passed before him.

The family extends sincere appreciation to the those who cared for Tom, the at-home caregivers, the staff of the Hospice of the Sacred Heart and the caregivers at Elmcroft Memory Care Facility.

Also surviving are two daughters, Kristine Warren and husband, Jason, Orlando, Fla.; and Kimberly Mallas, New Freedom, Pa.,; two grandsons, Troy and Kai Warren, Orlando, Fla.; a brother, Jeffrey Mallas and his wife, Karen, Scranton; an aunt, Estelle Hanis of Roaring Brook Twp.; nieces, nephews and numerous cousins.

He was preceded in death by a beloved brother, Nicholas Mallas.

The funeral will be Thursday with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. from Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, 1101 Willow St., Peckville, to be celebrated by the Rev. Andrew Kurovsky, pastor.

Interment, Dunmore Cemetery, Dunmore. A viewing will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, Donor Care Center, P.O. Box 758540, Topeka, KS 66675-8540, or Hospice of the Sacred Heart, for Alzheimer's Patients, 600 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.

For directions, or to leave an online condolence, visit the funeral home website.


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I’m so very sorry for you and your daughters, Kristine and Kim! Hugs and prayers to all❤️

Catherine Evans Dec 30 2020 12:00 AM

May  Tom rest in the arms of the angels in heaven;  our deepest sympathy to  Eileen and  Kristine and Kim.

Lucy Edwards Dec 29 2020 12:00 AM

Dear Eileen and family, our sincere condolences on your loss of Tommy. Carmen has such fond memories of their working years from such young ages. Those memories will be with Carmen forever. Please  know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Carmen and Connie Libassi

Carmen Libassi Dec 29 2020 12:00 AM

Eileen and Family, Im so sorry for you lost. May your memories give you comfort in your grief.Sincerely,Katie McLaine Dixon

Katie Dixon Dec 29 2020 12:00 AM

With deepest sympathyThe Eboli Family Sheila, Nick, Chris and Tim

The Eboli Family Sheila, Nick, Chris and Tim Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM