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Brigadier General Alfred Parker (Pete) Mallet USAF Alfred Parker (Pete) Mallet was born in Portland, Maine to Charles B. and Augusta Gray Mallet. Pete loved his sports especially football. He played for South Portland through high school. Pete was known to most of his team mates as "Red" because of his beautiful red hair. He was active in Boy Scouts and made it to an Eagle Scout. Pete graduated from the University of Maine Orono and was a member of Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity. He played football throughout college and was also in the ROTC. Pete received his BS degree in Mathematics. He later earned a Masters Degree in Mathematics from the University of Maine. He married his "Keeper" Francis Fellows and they were married for 32 years. They had one son Peter Jonathan Mallet and they lived in Cape Elizabeth, Maine were Pete owned and operated Mallet Real Estate Agency and Insurance Company. He also taught high school math at Deering High School for 19 years along with being in the Reserves in Maine. Pete enlisted in the Army Air Corp in 1939 and remained in both active and the National Guard for 31 years. He received numerous awards and citation along with The Meritorious Service Medal and Legion of Merit. Upon his final retirement from the Air Force in October 1970, he was promoted to Brigadier General. After his retirement from Hamilton Air Force Base, Pete and Francis moved to Kingman, Arizona where he taught high school math and established himself in the community. Pete was widowed in 1979 and remarried Jean B. Woods and was widowed again and remarried Elizabeth Hughes until she passed in 2011. He has lived in Georgetown, Texas for the last eight and has acquired many new friends. Pete will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. He touched many lives in his 94 years. Pete is survived by his son, Peter Jonathan Mallet and wife Susan of Buckfield, Maine; grandsons, Raymond, Pete and Walter Mallet all of Kingman, Arizona; granddaughter, Cheryl Lynn Mallet of Kingman, Arizona; step-grandson, Roy Frederick of Florida; two step-daughters, Diana Graham and Susie Chang along with their families; and great grandchildren, Chase Mallet of Waco, Texas and Lauren, Kirstein and Katlin Mallet all of Kingman, Arizona. The family would like to thank his special friend Cheri Alderman and caregiver Carman Neilsen for their wonderful care and love that they have shown to Pete. A memorial service to celebrate Pete's life will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home with Dr. Harold B. Graves Sr. officiating. Full military honors will follow. Alfred Parker (Pete) Mallet was born in Portland, Maine to Charles B. and Augusta Gray Mallet. Pete loved his sports especially football. He played for South Portland through high school. Pete was known to most of his team mates as "Red" because of his beautiful red hair. He was active in Boy Scouts and made it to an Eagle Scout. Pete graduated from the University of Maine Orono and was a member of Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity. He played football throughout college and was also in the ROTC. Pete received his BS degree in Mathematics. He later earned a Masters Degree in Mathematics from the University of Maine. He married his "Keeper" Francis Fellows and they were married for 32 years. They had one son Peter Jonathan Mallet and they lived in Cape Elizabeth, Maine were Pete owned and operated Mallet Real Estate Agency and Insurance Company. He also taught high school math at Deering High School for 19 years along with being in the Reserves in Maine. Pete enlisted in the Army Air Corp in 1939 and remained in both active and the National Guard for 31 years. He received numerous awards and citation along with The Meritorious Service Medal and Legion of Merit. Upon his final retirement from the Air Force in October 1970, he was promoted to Brigadier General. After his retirement from Hamilton Air Force Base, Pete and Francis moved to Kingman, Arizona where he taught high school math and established himself in the community. Pete was widowed in 1979 and remarried Jean B. Woods and was widowed again and remarried Elizabeth Hughes until she passed in 2011. He has lived in Georgetown, Texas for the last eight and has acquired many new friends. Pete will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. He touched many lives in his 94 years. Pete is survived by his son, Peter Jonathan Mallet and wife Susan of Buckfield, Maine; grandsons, Raymond, Pete and Walter Mallet all of Kingman, Arizona; granddaughter, Cheryl Lynn Mallet of Kingman, Arizona; step-grandson, Roy Frederick of Florida; two step-daughters, Diana Graham and Susie Chang along with their families; and great grandchildren, Chase Mallet of Waco, Texas and Lauren, Kirstein and Katlin Mallet all of Kingman, Arizona. The family would like to thank his special friend Cheri Alderman and caregiver Carman Neilsen for their wonderful care and love that they have shown to Pete. A memorial service to celebrate Pete's life will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home with Dr. Harold B. Graves Sr. officiating. Full military honors will follow. You are invited to share a message or a memory in our memorial guestbook at www.cookwaldendavisfuneralhome.com



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Published in Austin American-Statesman on Dec. 6, 2012
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