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Lina "Paddy" Malone
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Dear Friends:

We share with you the attached message regarding the death of Mr. Malone's dear wife. Mr. Malone is the father of Philip Newman Malone. Many of  you know that Phil is buried next to my brother (Keith Campbell) and was my sweetie years ago. Additionally, Phil was friends with Keith. We covet your prayers and expressions of sympathy for this dear family at this time. This family has suffered the loss of two children due to war and it is only fitting we let them know the brotherhood is strong.

Sincerely, Judy Campbell


Lake Ridge, Virginia -- Lina "Paddy" Nolan Malone passed away peacefully on  Wednesday, 15 January 2003 from complications due to Alzheimer's. Her two daughters were with her at the time. At the time of her death she was residing in Unit 2-A of The Washington Home & Hospice in Washington, D.C. Paddy was cherished wife of Eugene J. "Buck" Malone, Jr. of Albany, New York, beloved mother to Tracy Christiansen of Virginia, Nolan Malone of Hawaii, and Shannon Malone of Virginia.  Step-mother to Michael  Malone of San Diego California, sister to James Nolan of Virginia, and adored grandmother  to Charles E. Christiansen.

Paddy was born in Long Beach, California, daughter of a career Naval officer, James E. Nolan, and Lina Sue Bass of North Carolina. At the age of 18 months, Paddy appeared in  the Little Rascals short, "Lil Papa" as Spanky¹s little sister.  In her  early years, she lived in Shanghai, China, the Philippines and in various parts of the United States. She attended Miss Magee's School for Young Ladies in New Orleans and then graduated from St. Agnes Episcopal High School of Alexandria, Virginia,Class of  1951.

Always career-minded, Paddy briefly attended Mary Washington College, but  headed quickly for New York City where she joined Pan American Airways as an executive  assistant and began her own travels.  She was voted Miss Pan American 1957. After her marriage she lived in Bangkok, Thailand; Long Island and Albany New York; and has  resided in the Washington, D.C-Northern Virginia area since 1975.  She retired as The Registrar  of The Madeira School in McLean Virginia.

Paddy wished to contribute to the defeat of Alzheimers so is participating  in a research study.  Her remains will be cremated and placed in a couple¹s urn for burial later with her husband, Buck, in Arlington Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at 5:00pm with a memorial service at 6:00pm, Everly-Wheatly Funeral Home on Wednesday, 22 January 2003.  Family friend,  The Reverend Sarah Rockwell will preside. A reception will be held after  the service at Dolly Riegert's home, 2639 Fort Scott Drive, Arlington Virginia. In lieu of flowers, please make a memorial gift to Unit 2-A of The  Washington Home & Hospice, 3720 Upton Street N.W., Washington. D.C. 20016. They  were very special in the care of Paddy during her final days.


Posted: 30 Janaury 2003 Updated: 27 November 2005