Stephen Mallony (August 5, 1970 - September 12, 2023)
On September 12, 2023, our hearts were shrouded in sorrow as we bid farewell to Stephen Mallony, a loving husband, devoted son, caring brother, cherished uncle, and a friend to all who were fortunate to know him. Born on August 5, 1970, Stephen's life was a testament to love, laughter, and family bonds.
He leaves behind his beloved wife, Alba Gelato, who stood by his side through all of life's joys and challenges, their love a shining example of devotion and partnership. Stephen was the youngest of five children born to his adoring parents, Thomas and Jeanie Mallony. To his mother, he was affectionately known as "Abie, my baby," a nickname that captured the cherished place he held in her heart. His presence brightened the lives of his brothers and sister: Thomas, Jacqueline, Richard, and Frances. They shared not only a family connection but an unbreakable bond of friendship and support. Together, they experienced life's joys and sorrows, with Stephen's boundless love acting as a pillar of strength for each one of them. Stephen's love extended to the next generation as well, with five nephews, two nieces, and two great-nieces who adored their Uncle Stephen. He had an extraordinary talent for storytelling, often adding a touch of whimsy and embellishment that made his tales enchanting and unforgettable. His nieces and nephews will forever treasure the magical world he created for them.
Generosity, fun-loving, and family-oriented were the hallmarks of Stephen's character. His infectious laughter and warm smile could light up any room, making him the heart and soul of family gatherings. He had an unparalleled ability to bring people together and create cherished memories that will be cherished for generations to come. Stephen's impact reached far beyond his immediate family. He had an extraordinary gift for connecting with people, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of all who crossed his path. His kindness, compassion, and genuine nature touched the lives of many, and he will be remembered for the positive influence he had on everyone he encountered. Above all, Stephen loved with all his heart. His love for his family, friends, and life itself was boundless, a testament to his remarkable spirit.
To his father, siblings, nieces, nephews, and extended family, Stephen's memory will forever be a source of inspiration and love. They want to express their deepest affection for him and convey that he will always hold a special place in their hearts. In Stephen's passing, we are reminded of the enduring power of love, laughter, and the profound impact one person can have on the lives of others. Though his physical presence may be gone, his memory will continue to shine brightly, guiding us through the darkness of our grief.
Rest in peace, dear Stephen. Your love and spirit will live on in the hearts of all who were touched by your kindness and warmth. You are loved deeply and will be eternally missed.
Family will receive friends Saturday, September 16, 2023 from 1-3pm with a 3pm funeral service at the funeral home.
Professional arrangements by:
Gary Panoch Funeral Home
6140 N. Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL 33487