Rev. William T. Maloney, CSV son of the late William and Ellen Maloney, died in Las Vegas, Nevada, Wednesday, January 30, 1980, at the age of 66 in the 46th year of his religious life and in the 40th year of his priesthood. At the time of his death he was an associate pastor of St. Viator Parish, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Father Maloney graduated from Quigley Preparatory Seminary, St. Viator College, Bourbonnais, Illinois; he received his Master’s degree from Loyola University, Chicago, and his doctorate in Philosophy from the Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. He entered the Clerics of St. Viator in 1933 and was ordained from Kenrick Seminary, Webster Groves, Missouri in 1940.
During his years as a teacher and professor, he was on the faculties of St. Ambrose College, Davenport, Iowa; Springfield Junior College, Springfield, Illinois, St. Rita High School, Chicago, Gannon College, Erie, Pennsylvania, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois, and from 1958 to 1979 he was an associate professor of Philosophy at Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
A wake was held on Sunday, February 3, 1980 at Theis Funeral Home, 3515 North Pulaski Road, Chicago, Illinois from 2:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M., with wake service at 8:00 P.M.
The Mass of the Resurrection was concelebrated on Monday, February 4, 1980 at St. Viator Church, 4170 West Addison, Chicago, Illinois. Father Kenneth R. Morris, CSV, Provincial of the Clerics of St. Viator, was the principal celebrant, and Father Patrick Toomey, CSV gave the homily.
Burial was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Illinois.
Please remember Father Maloney in your Masses and prayers.
Taken from a Provincial letter from Rev. Kenneth Morris, CSV and Viatorian Newsletter #567-1 February 15, 1980