Posted on Monday, 15th May 2017 | Salem
Nov 30, 2016 Elizabeth Anne Malloy died on November 30, 2016, at the Shaw Home in Middleboro, Mass. She leaves behind three sisters, Alice Carey of Falmouth, Mass., Joyce Poirier of Salem, Mass., and Elizabeth Hynes of Northampton, Mass.; nieces, Kathy Malloy O'Dell and Ambassador Eileen Malloy McLachlan; as well as the Sisters of Charity of St. Elizabeth, Convent Station, N.J., who educated her through grammar school, high school and college after which she became a member for a period of 19 years. She was predeceased by her brother, John Malloy of Wye Mills, Md. Elizabeth earned graduate degrees in History (Seton Hall 1960), Religion (Manhattanville 1967), PhD in Education (Boston University 1978) as well as a Fulbright Scholarship in 1967 to the University of Paris, Graduate School "Ecole Politique." She taught in New Jersey from 1954 to 1969 in high schools and at St. Elizabeth College of the Sisters of Charity, and at Salem State from 1970 to 1999 where she worked with Professors Bob Scott and Terry O'Donnell developing collaborative/cooperative methods of teaching history, and publishing numerous text books during these years. At the same time, Dr. Malloy became active in developing the Women's Studies program at Salem State. She organized, researched in the British Isles, and taught a number of courses in Women's History: Herstory in History, Women in Religion, and Women in U.S. History. She was a woman of extraordinary generosity who reached out to help people in need. Her indomitable spirit, her love of learning, her great sense of humor, and her energetic embracing of life will be remembered by her family and her numerous friends and former students at a Celebration of her Life on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at 2 p.m. at the Hawthorne Hotel, Salem, Mass. In lieu of flowers, we ask that you consider a donation to the Northeast Animal Shelter, 347 Highland Ave., Salem, MA 01970.