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Daniel L. Malecki

October 28, 1946 ~ December 23, 2017 (age 71)

Daniel L.  Malecki, 71, of Brackenridge, passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017 in the Hospice Inpatient Unit at West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh.  He was born October 28, 1946, in Natrona Heights to the late Chester and Helen Kravitz Malecki. Dan was a 1964 graduate of Har-Brack High School and a 1968 graduate of West Liberty College.  Dan retired in 2005 after 35 years of service as a teacher for the North Hills School District.  He was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Parish in Natrona, social member for 50 years of the American Legion Post 48 in Natrona and their golf league, and the P.N.A. in Natrona bowling league.  Dan was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Thomas P. Conroy Council 2602 in Natrona, where he was past Grand Knight from 1988-1990, financial secretary from 1992-2010 and was the President of the Knghts of Columbus State Golf Committee for 25 years.  He was a big Highlands Golden Rams fan and also their equipment manager for 20 years.  Dan enjoyed golfing, yardwork, gardening, taking walks and most of all his family.  He is survived by his wife, Mary Eileen Conroy Malecki; daughters, McCall (Bill) Emerick, of Brackenridge and Tara (Philip) Calabrese, of Oakmont; sister, Darlene (Mark) Krynicki, of Dorseyville; and by his granddogs, Mia, Bella and Josie.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Dr. Gerald 'Jerry" Malecki and by his beloved mastiff, Molly.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday at 12 Noon in St. Ladislaus Church with the Rev. Aaron Kriss as celebrant.  Burial will be private.  Arrangements are under the care of the Cicholski-Zidek Funeral Home, Inc. Natrona Heights 724-224-8688.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Daniel may be made to the Knights of Columbus Thomas P. Conroy Council 2602, 28 Garfield Street, Natrona, Pa.  15065.  To send an on line condolence please visit


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