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Susan O'Malley

May 19, 1956 — October 28, 2021


Susan O’Malley of Niles passed away on Thursday, October 28, 2021, at 2:45 p.m. surrounded by her loving family. She was 65 years old.

She was born in Lakewood, Ohio on May 9, 1956, the daughter of the late Charles and Wilma Minerly Emery.

Susan was a 1974 graduate of Lakewood High School. Following high school, Susan proudly served her country with the United States Army.

She was employed for 22 years with Dental Products & Services Inc. as a merchandise manager.

She was of Christian Faith and attended Gospel Bible Church in Poland.

Susan had an infectious smile and always brought joy to others. She was an avid Cleveland sports fan and loved rooting for the Browns, Cavs, and Indians. She enjoyed arts and crafts and was known for cross stitching Christmas ornaments for her family and friends. Preaching the Gospel and sharing the bible to others brought Susan happiness and comfort. She touched many people throughout her life. Most of all, she loved her family.

Susan is survived by 3 children, Joe Johnston of Struthers, Patrick O’Malley of Niles, and Shannon O’Malley of Niles; 3 siblings, Chuck Emery of Maryland, Mary Malcolm of Cleveland, and Jon Emery of Cleveland; 6 grandchildren, Amara, Aiden, Michael, Declan, Emma, and Marlee; and her long-time best friend, Cynthia Whitsett.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Friends and family may view the obituary, make monetary donations to defray costs, and send condolences by visiting

Calling hours will be held on Monday, November 8, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at McKinley Heights Fire Hall 2229 Gardenland Ave., Niles, OH 44446.  A memorial service will follow at noon.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home and Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

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