Michael J. Malast, 54, of Paducah, Ky., passed away at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, in Western Baptist Hospital.
He was born in Wilkes-Barre. Michael was a certified registered nurse anesthetist for the Anesthesiology of Paducah.
He was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus fourth degree, Father O'Fallon Assembly.
Michael was a member of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.
He was a stockholder in the Green Bay Packers.
Michael is survived by his wife, Pamela Susan Pickard Malast, Paducah, Ky.; daughter, Allison Leigh Thompson and husband, Daniel, Kevil, Ky.; son, James Pickard Malast, Paducah, Ky.; father- and mother-in-law, Ralph and Barbara Pickard, Mayfield, Ky.; brother-in-law, Chip and Amy Pickard, Mayfield, Ky.; and nephews, Coleman Pickard and Clayton Pickard.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Germaine Malast, and his grandparents, Michael and Alice Malast.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, with the Rev. J. Patrick Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the
, 3140 Parisa Drive, Paducah, KY 42003.
Milner & Orr Funeral Home, Paducah, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.
Leave a message of sympathy and light a candle at www.milnerandorr.com