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Appeared in Town Times Serving Durham, Middlefield and Rockfall [NC} (05/31/2002)

Robert Wylie Malcolm, 78, husband of Rosemary D. Malcolm, died at his home at 359 Baileyville Road on Sunday, May 26, 2002.  Robert was the son of John Wylie Malcolm of Hartford and Ada Winter Malcolm Woodworth of Middlefield.  He was predeceased by his son John D. Malcolm.  Robert is survived by his wife Rosemary and his brother William Malcolm of Vermont.  His sons and daughters are Sheila and Peter McGrath of Kansas; Robert and Cheryl Malcolm of the Rockfall section of Middlefield;  Thomas and Nanette Malcolm of Maryland; Alice, Anne, Regina and Margaret Malcolm and James and Millicent Malcolm, all of Middlefield.  Robert was the proud grandfather of Patrick, Rebecca and Heather McGrath; Ian, Carrie and Allison Malcolm; Thomas and Daniel Malcolm; Caroline, Michael, Hannah, William and James Malcolm; John and Robert Pringal; and Wylie Malcolm.  His great-grandchildren are Anna, Sean and Andrew Kilpatric.  His is also survived by many nieces and nephews throughout the country.

Robert served in the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne Division. He was wounded on D-Day and became a POW.  He was a lifetime member of VFW Post 10362 and the American Legion; the 508th PIR Association and the Lt. Gen. James M. Gavin Chapter of the 82nd Airborne Division Association.  He was also a lifetime member of the Middlefield Volunteer Fire Department..

In lieu of flowers, the Malcolm family requests the donations be made to the Sgt. John D. Malcolm Flag Memorial, 40 Woodland Heights, Rockfall, CT 06581.