John M. O'Malley, 74, of Port Crane, died at home on 29 Aug 2012. John was born Mar 1st 1938 in Binghamton New York. John was employed by "Link Aviation' later known as Singer Link from the time he graduated from Binghamton North High until he retired. John loved the outdoors, especially the river with his kayak. John is survived by his wife, Mary (Meno) O'Malley; his son, Joseph O'Malley; his daughter, Patricia VanZandt, and his son in law, Michael Van Zandt. "Papa Jack" has two granddaughters; Chelsey and Casey Van Zandt. His grandchildren were so important to him - he never missed a sporting event and was known to everyone as "Papa Jack". He is also survived by his brother Linney J. and Ami O'Malley, of Lorton Va.; and his sister, Sara O'Malley of Binghamton N.Y.; one brother in law, and two sisters-in-law. John had many nieces and nephews whom he loved. A Funeral Mass will be offered at 10:30am on Wednesday, September 5, at Saints John and Andrew Church, 1263 Vestal Ave. Binghamton with interment to follow at Calvary Cemetery next to his brother Patrick F. O'Malley. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5 to 8 pm at Wm. R. Chase & Son Funeral Home, 737 Chenango St. Port Dickinson