Donald Max John Malinowski

Born: Wed., Nov. 18, 1936
Died: Sun., Dec. 22, 2019


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Donald Max John Malinowski, age 83, passed away on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at Brevellier Village.  He was born on November 18, 1936 to the late Genievieve Furhman.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 55 years, Alice “Pat” (Pius) Malinowski, a sister, Victoria “Joan” Gorton, and a granddog that will greet him in heaven, Merlot.

Donald served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict.  He retired from Carlisle Engineering, where he was a plastic engineer.  He enjoyed hunting, golfing, bowling, tennis, was a softball player avid Buffalo Bills fan, and was a jack of all trades.

He is survived by his two daughters, Kimberly Stetson (Jim) of North East, Lisa Hunter (John) of Pittsburgh, two sons, Matt Malinowski (Heidi) of Erie, and Mike Malinowski of Tuscon, AR, six grandchildren, Jessica Quinn, Olivia Malinowski, Zachary, Maximillian Daniel, and jack Malinowski, two great-grandchildren, Embry Carnes and Johnny Smail, and two nephews, John Wisiniski and Dan Wisinski and families.

Visitation and services were private.  Private burial will be in Calvary Cemetery with full military honors.  Arrangements are being handled by Edward J. Garr Funeral Home, Inc., 459 East 12th Street, Erie, PA 16503.

The family would like to give a special Thank You to the caregivers at Brevellier Village and to all of his caregivers that took care of him at home.

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