MECHANICSBURG, Ohio

Hugo L. Malo Jr.

Oct. 22, 1929 - Sept. 22, 2009

Hugo L. Malo Jr., 79, of Mechanicsburg, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009, in his residence. He was born Oct. 22, 1929, in Marion, Ohio, the son of Hugo Leroy and Esther Louise (Kern) Malo.

He is survived by his wife, Jeanette Louise (Short); five children, Anna (Todd) Justmann of Cottage Grove, Sarah (Paul) Shoemaker of Mechanicsburg, Yvonne (Tom) Senecal of Green Bay, Jeanette Louise Aldrich of Shelby, N.C., and Thomas Michael Malo of Bowling Green, Ohio; 18 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one brother, Joseph (Edna) Malo of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Todd Matthew Malo; one brother, Thomas L Malo; and one sister, Maryanna Malo.

Hugo was self-employed in the business of home restoration and was an accomplished artist. He especially enjoyed painting and stained glass work. He lived life to the fullest and loved to work and spend time with his family. Golfing was also a hobby that he enjoyed.

Hugo was a past member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Marion and St. Michaels Catholic Church in Mechanicsburg.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Rural Home Cemetery in Big Bend.

Services are entrusted to Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home in Mechanicsburg, 937-834-3445. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.