Private funeral mass for Johnnie Buccola Malouf, 94, of Wills Point, was held Monday, July 1, 2019, at the Calvary Hill Mausoleum Chapel in Dallas with Bishop Michael Duca officiating. Services were under the direction of Allan Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point.
She passed early Wednesday morning, June 26, 2019, at her residence surrounded by her family.
She was born Nov. 3, 1924, to Anthony and Lucy Buccola in Dallas. She grew up in West Dallas with her parents and four sisters working in the fields as sharecroppers.
She graduated from Crozier Tech High School in 1942 and went to work at Republic National Bank.
She married Johnie Malouf in 1952 and in 1960 they moved to Wills Point, where they successfully ran Malouf Manufacturing Dress Company for 40 years.
They were blessed with three children, Pat Malouf, Tom Malouf and Mike Malouf. She was very faithful to the community and the Lord throughout her life.
She was a member of St. John Catholic Church, where she put the Lord first in her life. She enjoyed church, spending time with her kids, grandkids and working, especially physical labor.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Anthony and Lucy Buccola; husband, Johnie Malouf, of 60 years; beloved son, John Patrick Malouf; and three sisters.
She is survived by two sons, Tom Malouf and wife, Mona, of Wills Point and Mike Malouf and wife, Cindy, of Canton; four grandchildren, Craig Malouf and wife, Jaime, of Wills Point, Bryan Malouf and wife, Mallory, of Wills Point, Stephen Malouf, of Canton and Patrick Malouf, of Canton; four great-grandchildren, Cole, Cooper, Blake and Jacob Malouf; and a sister, Dorothy McGuill, of Plano.
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