Dennis Andrew “Andy” Maloney, 19, of 402 2nd St., Towanda, PA passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012 in Wyalusing. Born in Towanda on July 21, 1992, he was the son of Joseph E. Maloney of Towanda, and Nichole I. Eddy Pivaral and Saul Pivaral of Wyalusing.
Growing up and spending most of his life in the Wyalusing area, he attended the Wyalusing Valley High School. For the last few months, Andy was employed as a laborer, with the Washita Valley Gas Co. While in school, he was a member of the football team. His favorite things in life were Notre Dame football, going to his favorite place “The Cabin” and playing his guitar with his special uncle and best friend, B.J. Eddy of Towanda. Andy also enjoyed many sports and hunting with his family. His favorite activity was to spend time with his many friends and family, especially with his sister Mallory.
Besides his parents, he is survived by his infant son, Jayden Michael-Andrew Maloney of Durell; his sister, Mallory Catherine Maloney of Wyalusing, and brothers, Mitchell and Braden Felter of Wyalusing, with whom he loved spending time teaching them how to play football and playing the guitar and also letting them watch South Park behind their mother’s back, and Ryan Keegan of Sayre. He is also survived by his maternal grandparents, Jack and Judy Eddy of Towanda; paternal grandparents, Mrs. Dorothy Maloney and Tony Goraczka, both of Pittston; step-father, Wayne Felter, II of Wyalusing; special grandfather, Poppy Wayne Felter, Sr. of Wyalusing; his girlfriend, Jordan Preston of Wyalusing; special friend and mother of Jayden, Micah Wilcox of Durell; best friend and cousin, Jack Tyler Williams of Lowman, NY and close friends, Jackie and Shawn Adams, Siana Adams and Baby Shawn Adams, all of Wyalusing. He is also survived by many very close friends, several aunts, uncles and cousins. Andy was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, John “Jack” Maloney, who passed away on Dec. 21, 1981; his grandmother, Sally Brown, and an uncle, Randy Eddy.
Funeral services were held at the New Generation Church, 82 Freedom Lane, Milan, on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 4 p.m. with Pastor Doug Abbey of the church officiating. Family and friends called at the church on Wednesday from 2 p.m. until the time of the service.
Interment will be at the convenience of the family at a later date.
The family furnished their own flowers, and wish to have those wanting to make memorial donations to the Jayden Michael-Andrew Maloney Fund (Andy’s infant son), c/o Visions Federal Credit Union, Bradford Towne Centre, Towanda, PA 18848.
Arrangements were made through the Sheldon Funeral Home, Main St., Laceyville.