Daniel M. "Shakey" Mali, 72, of Liberty Boro, died peacefully on Saturday, September 30, 2017 in Riverside Nursing Center, McKeesport. Born January 12, 1945 in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Michael and Mary (Demko) Mali. He was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church, Duquesne and Saint Mark Parish, Liberty Boro. Mr. Mali was a former employee of the former Duquesne Works, U.S. Steel Corporation and was a retired employee of the Veterans Hospital, Highland Drive, Pittsburgh. Danny was a proud U. S. Marine Veteran, having served in Cuba, Santa Domingo, and two tours in Vietnam, He was a Purple Heart recipient. He also volunteered at Mount St. Macrina, and SS. Peter and Paul Church. He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Ann (Kebles) Mali, a sister, Mildred M. Dorko, formerly of Munhall, two sisters-in-law, Deborah Kebles and Wendy Hoak, both of McKeesport, and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by a sister, Ann Maydak and his beloved dog, Nikki.
Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from 2-8 P.M. in the William S. Skovranko Memorial Home, Inc., Richford and Commonwealth Ave., Duquesne. A Blessing in the Memorial Home on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 9:15 A.M. will be followed by Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 A.M. in SS. Peter and Paul Church with Rev. John Cuccaro as celebrant. Burial with Military Honors will follow in SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery, West Mifflin.
Originally published October 02, 2017.