Obituary: Joan Marie Malloy
Joan Marie Malloy of Montclair, an executive assistant for Hoffman LaRoche for more than three decades, died on Thursday, June 16, 2022. She was 80.
Mrs. Malloy was born in 1942 in Harlem to John M. Bookhart Sr. and Elsie L. Leach.
She graduated from Montclair High School in 1960 and then attended Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina. Years later, she attended Katharine Gibbs School, where she acquired her secretarial skills.
Mrs. Malloy worked at Hoffman LaRoche as an executive assistant for c-suite executives for 31 years. During her tenure at the company she relocated to Livermore, California.
After retirement, she relocated back to New Jersey to be near her family.
She was a loving and caring mother and grandmother; she was also a confidante and an amazing friend to many.
Mrs. Malloy is survived by a sister, Elise Lois Barrick; her four children, Deirdre R. Malloy, James Steven Malloy, Andrea D. Malloy and Lisa M. Manning; eight grandchildren, Richard Malloy, Markus Malloy, Alihya Mann, Monique Wheeler, Isaiah Malloy, Antone Brown, Matthew Malloy-Hill and Deja Malloy; two great-grandchildren, Quinn Malloy and Melody Malloy; a daughter-in-law, Kim Malloy; a son-in-law, Robert Manning, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, loved ones and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Malloy; her siblings; John M. Bookhart Jr. and Breman Bookhart, and her parents, John and Elsie Bookhart.
Visitation is Friday, June 24, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Christ Church, 68 Church St., with a service to follow at 11. Interment will be at Rosedale Cemetery.
Arrangements were by Caggiano Memorial Home for Funerals.