John (Jack) A. O'Malley
July 6, 1933-May 18, 2018
Menlo Park, California
John (Jack) A. O'Malley - July 6, 1933 - May 18, 2018 - Menlo Park, CA.
John (Jack) O'Malley, husband, father, grandfather, great- grandfather, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and long time friend passed away at the age of 84 on May 18, 2018. Jack was born in Philadelphia, PA and grew up in New Jersey. He moved his family to Menlo Park, California in 1973. He was the first Eagle Scout in Westville, New Jersey. He served in the military and then received his undergraduate degree from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and his Ph.D in Physical Chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania. Jack started his career teaching as a Professor at Drexel University in Philadelphia and then moved to the private sector where his career flourished.
Jack is pre-deceased by his wife, Mary, of 62 years, and brothers Joe and Ron. He is survived by and father of John (Jr.), Robert, Teresa and David. Grandfather of Matthew, Kristen, Shannon, Anthony, Tara, Sara and Devin and great grandfather of Brooklyn and Georgia.
Jack was a huge advocate of family and giving back. He was involved in city politics in both Merchantville, NJ and Menlo Park, CA. He was very well respected in his field and made many long-time friends of which he valued dearly. Jack also loved animals and they loved him. All of Jack's family and friends will miss him dearly and hope that he has found eternal peace and happiness.
Private services have already been held. Those who wish may make donations to the charity of their choice.