Austin J. O’Malley Jr., 87, passed away peacefully at his home on September 23, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Doris (Pilon) O’Malley and son of the late Austin J. Sr. and Marguerite (McCusker) O’Malley.
He had proudly served his country, in the Army, during the Korean era. Upon his return, Austin attended both Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design. He was employed as a mechanical engineer, for Mt. Hope Machinery of Taunton, Massachusetts, and Stowe-Woodward of Massachusetts, before his retirement.
Besides his wife of 66 years, Austin is survived by his sons, Stephen, Brian, Austin III, and John O’Malley, his daughters, Lois Bradshaw, Karen O’Malley, Maureen Cesario, and Laurel O’Malley, his brother, Brian O’Malley, his sisters, Patricia Baribault, and Jeanine Brey, his grandchildren, Brian O’Malley Jr., Joseph Bradshaw Jr., James O’Malley, Glen Bradshaw, Christopher Cesario, Kerri Bradshaw, Ryan Cesario, Austin O’Malley IV, Karissa and David Varin, and his great grandson, Joseph F. Bradshaw III. Austin was the brother of the late Robert, Dennis, Kevin, and Louis O’Malley, and Margaret Farrell.
Calling hours Sunday, 5 – 8 PM, in the Russell J. Boyle and Son Funeral Home, 142 Centerville Road, Warwick. Funeral Monday at 9 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 11 AM in Holy Apostles Church, 800 Pippin Orchard Rd., Cranston. Burial in the RI Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. Kindly omit flowers, donations may be made in Austin’s memory to Special Olympics RI, 370 George Washington Hwy, Smithfield, RI 02917.
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