April 22, 2016
Karl J. Malady, Jr., 88, of Watertown passed away Friday afternoon, April 22, 2016, at Samaritan Medical Center.
As per his wishes there will be no calling hours or funeral service. Burial in Brookside Cemetery will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are entrusted to Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown.
Karl was born in Watertown on August 17, 1927, son of Karl J. and Estella Hart Malady Sr. and was a graduate of Adams Center High School. On December 7, 1945 he joined the US Navy. He served in Illinois, California and aboard the USS Bugara. He received the WWII Victory Medal and was honorably discharged as an Electrician's Mate 3rd Class on November 5, 1947.
On March 28, 1948 he married R. Eloise Green at the Rodman Congregational Church. Mrs. Malady, a registered nurse, died June 9, 1995.
Karl worked as an electrician for Local 910 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and also worked at Watertown Electric and with construction companies in the north country. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, American Legion Post 61 and Elks Lodge 496. He enjoyed woodworking, hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his two children, K. James Malady III and wife, Donna, N. Bennington, VT and Julie M. Standish and husband, Robert, Forestport; his granddaughter, Amanda Standish Wainwright and his great granddaughter, Lauren Wainwright.
In lieu of flowers the family wishes donations in his name to either Town of Watertown Volunteer Ambulance Squad, 22825 County Rt. 67, or Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St., both in Watertown, NY 13601. Online condolences to Karl's family may be made at www.cummingsfuneral.com.