Michael L. MalickDecember 9, 1945 ~ June 25, 2017 (age 71)
Michael L. Malick, 71, of Federalsburg passed away on June 25, 2017 at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford, DE. He was born in Maryland on December 9, 1945 to the late Andrew Malick and Hazel Hughes Malick.
Mr. Malick attended high school in Cincinnati, and he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. On May 23, 1998, Mr. Malick married the former Toni Thomas, better known as Mickie, who passed away in 2014. Together, they enjoyed tending to their home in Federalsburg. Mr. Malick served in the Army during the Vietnam War, where he attended Airborne School. After being discharged, he earned his pilot’s license, which he was very proud of. Mr. Malick also worked for many years at Cambridge Wire Cloth as a Mechanical Engineer.
Mr. Malick had many passions in his life. He was an environmentalist, and when he discovered so many bald eagles near his property, he built the Maple Lane Conservatory to ensure that they were safe. He enjoyed racing horses, and was very active in harness racing. Mr. Malick was a numismatist, and he continued collecting coins throughout his life. He also loved collecting blown glass paper weights. He was a very talented trap and skeet shooter, a skilled woodworker, and was very crafty. He also enjoyed walks in the woods and exploring, as well as bird watching. Mr. Malick was a former member of the Federalsburg United Methodist Church, a former member of the Lions Club, was a current member of the Choptank Lodge #138 in East New Market for 36 years and the Worshipful Master of the lodge 4 times. He was also a member of the York rite in Denton, where he was a past Commander
Mr. Malick is survived by 3 children Sara Bowman and fiancé Brian Fisher of Easton, Zachary Bowman and partner Whitney Starrett of Federalsburg, and Adora Bowman and fiancé Jessica Zell of Baltimore, a granddaughter Naomi Cook of Easton, father-in-law James Thomas of Cambridge, and several cousins. He is preceded in death by his wife Mickie and his parents.
Pallbearers will be Zachary Bowman, Adora Bowman, Granville “Tuck” Hales, Brian Fisher, Luke Thomas, and Sean Gollman. Honorary pallbearers will be David Tibbetts and Ralph Schmidt.
A funeral service will be held at the Cambridge Wesleyan Church on Friday June 30, 2017 at 11 AM with Pastor Jack Diehl officiating. A viewing will be held Thursday from 6-8 with a Masonic service at 7:30 PM at Thomas Funeral Home, P.A., as well as an hour prior to the service at the Cambridge Wesleyan Church. Burial will follow the service on Friday at Dorchester Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Rd, Ridgley, MD 21660.
12610 Eveland Rd, Ridgley MD 21660