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“John & Sue, I'm very sorry for the loss of your mother. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
1 of 17 | Posted by: Trina Brown-Zdraveff - Madison, OH

“John, I'm very sorry for hearing your mom passing. Your parents made a huge impact on my life and my dads. Thankyou for all your family has done for...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: rex barnett jr - painesville, OH

“Sue & Family,Thinking of you and sending prayers your way to find comfort as you lay your mom to rest. ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: Laura Yeager

“John, I am so sorry to hear of your moms passing. She always made me smile when we would see and talk to one another in the backyard. Both of your...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Oh Sue and John, I am so very sorry for your loss. Praying for you guys, and my heart hurts for your loss. God Bless you and yours....Julli and...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Thoughts and prayers to Sue and John over the passing of their Mother Marie. ”
6 of 17 | Posted by: Jack Scott - OH

“Sue & John--Please accept my deepest condolences for your loss. ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Randy Hoover - Columbiana, OH

“Sue and John, I am so aorry to hear about your mother. She was a very gracious lady and I have some wonderful memories of your family. My prayers...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Jane Mullen - Harrisville,, WV

“I was so saddened to hear of Mrs. Malkamaki's passing. I remember how she enjoyed gardening and tending to her park-like back yard. She was a...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Tom Mitchell - Concord Township, OH

“a note to John and his family...so many words will be said in the next few days...and none will REALLY comfort you until you have time to absorb some...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Dwane Cox - Madison, OH

“I was so sorry to hear about Marie's passing. I was lucky to know her, and my thoughts are with John and Sue. Marie was like a Mom to me as well...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Robin Green - Shelton, WA

“Sue & kids - I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts & prayers are with you. ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Anita Feldkamp - Mentor, OH

“Arnie and Marie were the best neighbors anyone could ask for. We lived next door for 23 years. They are surely going to be missed by our family. Our...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Maryellen Campbell - Madison, OH

“Dear Malkamaki Family, Your mother was a great person, always making everyone feel so happy to know her. My prayers are with you at this time. ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Barbara Padavick - Madison, OH

“The world has lost yet another true lady, always smiling and she loved her gardens and her family. It was a pleasure to call her a colleague and a...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Penny Martin - Madison, OH

“Marie will be missed. She was a joy to know. Tom & Roberta Williams ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear John and family. I am very sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Randa ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: A friend


Marie Malkamaki, Age 80, resident of Madison, Ohio since 1940, passed away Sunday, January 6, 2013 Regency Hospital in Cleveland, OH

Born April 27, 1932 in Hacker Valley, West Virginia to Maude Grace (Davidson) & Cecil Guy Claypool; married Arnold Malkamaki in Fairport, Ohio on June 5, 1954

She worked for Citizens Bank for 11 years, Bukky Construction for 10 years and Century 21Launders for 15 years.

She belonged to the National Association of Realtors for 30 years. She was the Best Mama in the whole world.

She is survived by
Daughter Susan Ann Knox of Kirtland, OH
Son John Malkamaki of Madison, OH
Grandchildren Carly, Clay, Jordan, Sam and Jacob
Sister Nancy Bukky of Madison, OH
Brother Oley Claypool of Madison, OH

She was preceded in death by Husband, Arnold Malkamaki; Parents Maude Grace (Davidson) & Cecil Guy Claypool; Sister, Ruby Adams

Family will receive friends from 6 – 8 PM on Wednesday January 9, 2013 at The Behm Family Funeral Home, 26 River Street, Madison, OH

Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, January 10, 1013 at Park United Methodist Church, 31 Park Street, Madison, OH 44057.

Final Resting Place will be at Fairview Cemetery in Madison.

Contributions may be made to The Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44110.