Lorraine Tam Maley

Lorraine Tam Maley, 78, of Kenedy, died peacefully on May 17, 2016.  Lorraine was born on January 23, 1938 to the late John William and Helen Respondek Tam.  She graduated from Kenedy High School and married Paul James Maley on January 23, 1960.  She is the mother of three sons: Paul Maley Jr of Kingwood and his wife Barbra, John Maley of San Antonio, Mark Maley of Kingwood and his wife Jennifer.  Lorraine’s greatest joy was her grandkids Penny, Sean, Monty, Emily, Kash, Ben and her lone great-grandchild Zoe.

Lorraine was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years Paul J. Maley, her parents John and Helen Tam, her sister and brother-in-law Val and Frank Krisch, her brother Daniel and her brother and sister-in-law Gene and Clesa Tam.

Lorraine is also survived by her sister-in-law Ellen Tam, nieces and nephews Gary and Cindy Krisch, Rick and Sharon Krisch, Donald Krisch, Terry and Lisa Tam, Mary and Jerome Liska, Patrick and Joy Tam, and their children.

She enjoyed her visits with her Pennsylvania family Tenny, Jerry and Mae Maley, Linda, Pete, Rege, Jerry, Sherry, Debbie, Christie, and great nieces and nephews.

Lorraine enjoyed attending church, driving her car and riding her lawnmower, feeding her family and baking cookies for her grandkids.

She made many solo trips to Houston and San Antonio to visit family and always traveled with God as her guide and coolers full of cookies. She will be missed.

A Holy Rosary will be recited Friday, May 20, 2016 at 7PM in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 10AM at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church with the Rev. Norbert Hermann Officiating.  Interment will follow in the Kenedy Cemetery.