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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michelle quinn
   Posted Thu December 26, 2019
Lisa, Jessica and family, Just wanted to again tell you how sorry we are for your loss. Keeping you in our prayers and thinking of you. Love and miss you guys. Mike and Michelle Quinn

Jeannette Regan
   Posted Thu December 26, 2019
Rest in peace cousin Don. You are whole again. Rejoice with all who are there to greet you home. To your family, I wish you peace also. Cherish the fond memories.

Janice Walter meehl
   Posted Thu December 26, 2019
I want to express my sympathy to you and your family. I know how difficult this is. Please know you are in my thoughts.

Ginny
   Posted Thu December 26, 2019
Dearest Matt,
So sorry about your loss. I am praying for you and yours at this time.

Jacqueline Macie
   Posted Fri December 27, 2019
Cousin "Dania", Remembering all the good times growing up on 13th and 14th street, fun times at Uncle Red's farm.Sincere sympathy to all the family.


Ginny
   Posted Sat December 28, 2019
Dearest Matt,
Please know you are in my prayers at this time. So sorry for this loss.

Carol Witherow
   Posted Mon December 30, 2019
Mr. Malinowski, you were one of my very favorite dads. Everyone loved you. You could do anything. My deepest sympathy to Kim, Lisa, Matt, Mike and their families. I can still hear you call Nicole "Nickel" to this day. Rest easy and say hello to Mrs. Malinowski and Merlot.

Tim Baginski
   Posted Mon December 30, 2019
You were always top-rate. Rest in Peace Mal.

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