The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


May 12, 2011

Sylvia M. Malzi

JOHNSTOWN — MALZI – Sylvia M., 77, Johnstown, died May 11, 2011, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Oct. 16, 1933, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Ralph L. and Ethel Mae (Jones) Tate. Preceded in death by husband, Clarence Earl “Andy” Malzi; daughters, Susan and Debra; brother, Ronald; and sisters, Audrey and Carol. Survived by stepdaughter, Karen, wife of Robert Palmer, Johnstown; special companion of 27 years, Robert Lavely; grandchildren, Dennis and Jesse Kirkpatrick and Angela and Teresa Sullivan; and great-grandchildren, Cameron, Liliana and Shane. Sister of Marion Tomchik, Williamsburg; and Jeffrey Tate, Johnstown. Member of Roxbury St. Paul United Methodist Church, Derby Street. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Geisel Funeral Home, Dale. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Geisel-Devlin Memorial Chapel, the Rev. Wayne D. Sedei. Interment, Richland Cemetery.

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