Marian Sadie Stewart Malone
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Marian Sadie Stewart Malone
  • January 8, 1925 - May 7, 2017
  • Modesto, California

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Marian Sadie Stewart Malone died of natural causes on Sunday, May 7, 2017 in Modesto, California. Marian was born on January 8, 1925, in Puunene, Maui, Hawaii to Manuel and Antonia Gonsalves. She was raised in Wailuku, Maui, until she married a sailor, John Stewart, and traveled to Centralia, Washington. Eventually, Marian settled in Hughson, California, and later Modesto, California, where she resided with her second husband, James Malone.

Marian was a loyal employee for Campbell Soup Company and retired after nearly thirty years of service. She continued to work seasonally for Del Monte Cannery and divided her time between working and St. Joseph's Catholic Church Seniors Group. She enjoyed social activities with the group and taking bus trips to various places.
Marian was preceded in death by her parents, her siblings Melvin Gonsalves and Hilda Tennison, and her daughter Yvonne Wisemiller. She is survived by her two daughters, Janice Rocha of Oakdale, and Rebecca Stewart of Oakland, her brother Gilbert Gonsalves of Hughson, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Services: Visitation- 4:00 to 7:00 PM Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Whitehurst-Norton-Dias Funeral Service: 286 W. Main St., Turlock, California.
Graveside; Private
Remembrances may be made to: Optimal Hospice Care, 1101 Sylvan Ave., Ste. B-10, Modesto, CA 95350, or, Children Guardian House, 246 W F St, Oakdale, CA 95361.

Whitehurst-Norton-Dias Funeral Service: 286 W. Main St., Turlock, CA, is entrusted with all of the arrangements. (209)634-4904 www.dignitymemorial.com/whitehurst-norton-dias-funeral-service