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WILLIAM SHELDON MALCOM


1922 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
WILLIAM SHELDON MALCOM Obituary
MALCOM, William Sheldon Of Concord, MA, passed on January 19, 2014. Born in New York City in 1922, he spent his formative years in the town of Saranac Lake, NY, and Norfolk CT. He attended St. Pauls School in Concord, NH, and during his third year at Harvard University he received his commission from the Naval ROTC. He served on an attack transport carrier in the Mediterranean and the Pacific during World War II. While on leave, he met Elinor Bliss of Chestnut Hill, MA and they married in 1946. After the war he resumed his degree at Harvard, and they eventually settled in Concord MA, spending summers on Cape Cod. He worked in sales at Mass Mohair Plush Company, Polaroid, PM Industries, and was president of Fallula Paper Company. Subsequently he started Baker and Malcom Company as a manufacturers rep specializing in packaging. He was Treasurer of Trinity Episcopal Church; a Director at Judge Baker Childrens Center; Board Member of the Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences; Commodore of the Buzzards Yacht Club; and President of the Concord Art Association. He loved sailing, bird watching, golfing, wood carving, and in his later years became an accomplished painter. He adored all kinds of music, but mostly he loved his family. He is survived by his wife Elinor; his four sons William, David, Stephen, and Richard; eight grandchildren, and four great grandchildren with one more due to arrive this spring. He was greatly loved. Friends and relatives are invited to a memorial service at Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm Street, Concord, MA on January 25 at 2:00pm, with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Concord Art Association, 37 Lexington Rd., Concord, MA 01742 and Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences, 125 Manomet Point Rd, Plymouth, MA 02360. To share a memory or offer a condolence visit: www.concordfuneral.com Concord Funeral Home Concord, MA 978/369-3388
Published in The Boston Globe from Jan. 22 to Jan. 23, 2014
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