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Delia M. (Morris) O'Malley

Delia M. (Morris) O'Malley
  • February 4, 1932 - September 18, 2017
  • Melrose, Massachusetts
  • Incarnation Church
    425 Upham st.
    Melrose, MA 02176

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“Our sincere sympathy to the O'Malley family and all Delia's extended family - our thoughts are with you on this sad day. We have lovely memories of...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Costello - Ireland

“Noreen and family,I'm so sorry to hear about your Mom's passing. I fondly remember going to your house for Brownie Girl Scout meetings and learning...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Anne Pankratz - Billerica, MA

“I worked with Dee in the Melrose Middle school cafeteria for several years. She was such a sweet, kind , lovely lady. She had a wonderful sense of...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: cheryl harrison - melrose, MA

“Sending our deepest sympathy to the O'Malley Family on the loss dear Dee. Dee was not only a beloved aunt and God Mother to us, but also a lovely...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Joe and June Fagan - Wilmington, MA

“Rest in peace Delia. You will be missed by all.5a ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: JoAnn Nickerson - Halfmoon, NY

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6 of 8 | Posted by: Kevin O'Malley

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7 of 8 | Posted by: Kevin O'Malley

“A wonderful woman who provided me with many good laughs and her son who will forever be my friend! My condolences Kevin and family, I wish I could be...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Kenny Lynch - Tampa, FL - Friend


Delia M. (Morris) O'Malley, of Melrose, died peacefully on September 18, 2017 at the age of 85. Delia was born on February 4, 1932 in Eden Knock, Co. Mayo, Ireland to Frank & Nora (Costello) Morris. She was raised in Ireland and came to the United States in 1950. Delia spent some years in Rhode Island & Medford, before settling in Melrose in 1956 to raise her family with her husband David. Delia was a founding member of Incarnation Church where she also taught CCD. She was also a member of the Catholic Club and worked with the Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts. Delia loved taking trips to Cape Cod with her family; she loved them all. She will be greatly missed. She was the wife of the late David A. O'Malley. Loving mother of David J. O'Malley & his wife Charlene of MD, John F. O'Malley & his wife Megen of Melrose, Noreen A. Gorham & her husband Paul of CT, and Kevin B. O'Malley & his wife Wendy of NY. Proud grandmother of David, Patrick, Michael, Matthew, Emma, Caitlin, & Shannon. Sister of Mary Behen of Nahant, Theresa McAvoy of Medford, John Morris of Ireland, the late Eileen Strudas, & the late James Morris. Also survived by many nieces & nephews. Visiting Hours will be held on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 from 2-5 PM at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose. Funeral Procession from Gately Funeral Home on Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 at 10 AM followed by a 11 AM Funeral Mass at Incarnation Church, 425 Upham St., Melrose. Interment in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Delia's name to the Incarnation Church, 425 Upham St., Melrose, MA 02176.