May 21, 2014
Guest Speaker: Chaplain Tim Maloney AMVETS Post 20 of Sonoma County
About Our Guest Speaker
Those who were present at Hattie Stone’s Memorial Service on February 27 will recall the officiant, Chaplain Tim Maloney. His eloquent remarks illustrated Hattie’s life and illuminated the qualities that made her so special to our community and PCAM.
With Memorial Day upon us, it is time to reflect on all Vetarans, those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country and those who came home to bear witness to their comrades’ departures. Thus it is with great honor that we present Chaplain Tim Maloney at the May 21 PCAM member meeting. Tim will share his memories of Veterans he has known, many of whom were members of the Pacific Coast Air Museum. He will also reflect on the annual Avenue of the Flags ceremony held at the Santa Rosa Memorial Park, which is held each year to celebrate freedom by honoring the men and women who have served our country.
Tim served in Vietnam and is currently Post Chaplain at AMVET Post 40. He is also Family Service Counselor and Celebrant at Santa Rosa Memorial Park & Cemetery.
Tim is a sixth-generation San Franciscan. He served in Vietnam and after a long career in the military and the retail jewelry business he answered a call to full time ministry in a local church. Partly because of his passion for local and family histories, he conducts guided tours of the Cemetery’s historic Odd Fellows Mausoleum and grounds and thoroughly enjoys helping families discover long lost family connections through the Cemetery’s records.
Tim’s has an interest in aircraft that goes way back. His dad served in the Army Air Forces in WWII as a radio repairman on B-25s in England, and completed primary flight training in Wisconsin. He has been involved in the Reno National Air Races since 1968, and currently serves as a volunteer with the National Air Racing Group.
Location:Mesa Beverage Company, Inc.
3200 N. Laughlin Road. Santa Rosa, CA
Directions: From Santa Rosa, take Highway 101 North and exit at Airport Blvd. Turn left on Laughlin Road toward the museum. The Mesa building is located on the left side of the street a couple hundred yards past the museum.