Obituary: Helen Jo O’Malia



Helen Jo O’Malia, 84, Noblesville, died July 14. Helen was born Feb. 13, 1932 in Monrovia to the late Ernest and Jeanette McClellan.

Helen was the widow of William E. O’Malia. She is survived by her sons, Michael T. (Cindy), Kevin E. (Shelly) and John E. O’Malia, grandchildren Kelly and Shane O’Malia, Brady and Connor O’Malia and Courtney and Cameron O’Malia, great grandchild Kinley O’Malia and brother George McClellan.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Edgar and Robert McClellan, and sister Louise Winegardner.

Helen and her husband, William, were proud business owners of O’Malia’s Fireplace Shop and Gnome Crossing, both in Carmel, for 49 years. Helen’s hobbies included quilting, spending time with the old gang, watching the Colts and Pacers, playing cards and creating memories with her family and friends.

The family would like to thank the nurses, therapists and staff at Kindred-Bridgewater for the excellent care they provided for Helen.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society for Hamilton County or Shriners Hospital for Children. Please visit to sign the online guest register.