Mary Ann Malinowski, a homemaker and former longtime Southeast Baltimore resident, died Oct. 22 of complications from dementia at Keswick Multi-Care Center. She was 93.
Mary Ann Essel was born and raised in a home on Elsrode Avenue. She was a graduate of the old St. Paul's Secretarial School, family members said.
She was married in 1936 to Walter S. Malinowski Sr., who was chief maintenance engineer at the Esskay meatpacking plant in Highlandtown. He died in 1981.
Mrs. Malinowski lived on Woodstock Avenue in Southeast Baltimore before moving to Keswick about 20 years ago.
She had been a den mother for Cub Scout Troop 92 and was a fan of the Roman Catholic Shrine of the Little Flower's Drum and Bugle Corps.
Mrs. Malinowski was an active communicant of the Shrine of the Little Flower, where she was a member of the Sodality and duckpin bowling team. She was also a member of Bykota Senior Center in Towson.
She had accumulated 3,000 volunteer hours at Good Samaritan Hospital.
Mrs. Malinowski enjoyed painting and making pottery.
A memorial Mass will be offered at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Keswick Multi-Care Center, 700 W. 40th St.
Mrs. Malinowski is survived by a son, Walter S. Malinowski Jr. of Cockeysville; a daughter, Mary Ann Wrightson of Cockeysville; a sister, Margaret Harris of Towson; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun