Wednesday, January 3, 2001
The Calvert Independent
Sara Lore Malone
Sara Lore Malone, 94, of Paradise, CA, died Dec 18, 2000, at home.
Malone was born June 3, 1906, in Solomons on the Chesapeake Bay the daughter of Capt. Joseph Cobb Lore and Sara Tucker Lore. She was the last member of the original Joseph C. Lore Oyster House business, now owned by the state of Maryland as part of the Historical Museum. On June 8, 1929, she married John L. Malone, third generation Washingtonian, who was employed by the federal government as an engineer in the Dept. of Health. Sara graduated from the historical school, St. Mary's Seminary, now known as St. Mary's College of Maryland, where she was a member of the Delta Phi Sigma Sorority; was on varsity teams, excelling in sports, winning school letters and a gold basketball. After graduation, she attended Strayer College of Business Administration, Washington, DC, where she also excelled in varsity sports and won another basketball there. During WW II, she worked in the federal government as executive secretary and office manager in the Office of Chief of Engineers. She enjoyed ballroom dancing all her life and became very proficient in studio dancing in late life; enjoyed all water sports, social functions in Maryland and Washington, DC, and traveling. Sara and her husband retired to St. Petersburg, FL in 1961. John worked for the state of Florida Health Dept. until he passed away in 1973. Due to failing health, Mrs. Malone moved to Paradise, CA in 1989 to be near her son John and family.
Survivors include three sons, John Lore Malone, Richard Thomas Malone, and William Cobb Malone; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. One son Robert predeceased her.
Memorial services were held Dec 28, 2000, at Chapel of the Pines Mortuary.
Interment was at Royal Palm Cemetery, St. Petersburg, FL
Arrangements provided by Paradise Chapel of the Pines Funeral Home, Paradise, CA.
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