MALCOLM JOSEPH FORD
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MALCOLM JOSEPH, 85, on Oct. 24, 2014. Beloved husband of 59 years to Edith T. Ford; father of Malcolm J. Ford Jr. (Kathy) and Darryl J. Ford (Gail Sullivan) and grandfather of Malcolm Joshua, Jameson and Lucas Ford. A Philadelphia, Malcolm was a proud graduate of Benjamin Franklin High and Shaw University where he majored in Education and played varsity football and baseball. Malcolm earned his masters in educational administration at Antioch University and principal certification at Penn State. He taught at Bryant, Stoddart-Fleisher and the Cato School where he later served as principal. Malcolm was director of the Philadelphia Office of the National Teacher Corps and director of the Career Opportunity Program in Philadelphia. In addition to three decades of work in school, Malcolm was an entrepreneur. In 1969, he opened Heritage Pieces, his antique shop on Germantown Avenue. After retirement from the school system, he established Ambiance Limousine Service. A man of interests, Malcolm was a licensed auctioneer, and , most recently, enjoyed flipping artwork. In addition to his immediate family, he will be missed by countless relatives and friends.
Viewing 6 P.M. omega tribute 6:30 P.M. and Masonic tribute 7 P.M. Friday, WILLIAMS & PALMER FUNERAL HOME, 7103 Woodland Ave., Phila. PA 19142. Viewing Saturday 9 - 10 A.M., Funeral 10 A.M., St. Paul's Baptist Church, 1000 Wallace St., Phila. 19123. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Malcolm and Edith Ford Scholarship Fund, William Penn Charter School, 3000 W. School House Lane, Phila., 19144.
Published by Philadelphia Inquirer/Philadelphia Daily News from Oct. 29 to Oct. 30, 2014.
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31
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7103 Woodland Ave, Philadelphia, PA
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31
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Williams & Palmer Funeral Home Inc
7103 Woodland Ave, Philadelphia, PA
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1
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St. Paul's Baptist Church
1000 Wallace St., Philadelphia, PA
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10:00a.m.
St. Paul's Baptist Church
1000 Wallace St., Philadelphia, PA
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Sending thoughts of comfort and peace for the family.
January 30, 2015
Sending sincere sympathies to the family.
Candace LeClaire
November 11, 2014
We love you and will miss you
James Joan Jenkins
November 2, 2014
You will be miss.
Jonathan Tina. Jenkins family
November 2, 2014
I offer my sincerest condolences to the Ford family. I remember him as a young man in college: a gentleman in every sense of the word. RIP, Malcolm.
Mabel Hall
October 31, 2014
Dear Darryl and Family.
I know that you were a good son. Your dad must have been so proud that you followed in his footsteps.
In sympathy and prayer,
Terry Berresford
October 31, 2014
My deepest condolences to all the Ford family. My aunt worked for Malcolm at the School District (Catherine Blaine). He was always a gentleman and a true friend. He will be remembered in my prayers.
Maria Greco
October 30, 2014
I will be praying for Mrs. Ford and the family. R.I.P. Malcolm........A true Shaw Bear !
October 30, 2014
I offer my condolences. May God comfort you. May you smile as you remember happy times spent together.
October 29, 2014
You will be missed.
Irma Thompson
October 29, 2014
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