Malcolm's Story

MORRILL - Malcolm Colby Place, 88, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2016 at Waldo County General Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born April 26, 1928, the son of the late Charles and Nellie (Brewster) Place.

Mac loved being in the woods, hunting and fishing and also enjoyed playing golf. He was a World War II veteran and served in Germany. He was a lifelong member of Quantabacook Lodge in Searsmont.

Malcolm was predeceased by a son, Roger Wayne Place and is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Priscilla (Gelo) Place; a daughter, Ramona Marden and her husband Michael of Morrill; two sons, Timothy and his wife Beth of Verona Island and Jamie and his wife Sandra of Morrill. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren, Jeremy, Chad, Timmy, Joseph, Stephanie, Liza, Amanda and Danny and five great grandchildren. In addition, he is survived by his sister, Beatrice Thompson and a brother, Royce Place, both of Morrill.

At Mac's wishes, there will be no service or visiting hours. A special thank you goes to his private physician, Dr. James Delehanty, Private HomeCare and Hospice of Waldo County for all their assistance and comfort to the family. Those wishing to remember Mac in a special way may contribute in his memory to Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County, PO Box 772, Belfast, ME 04915. Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home, Belfast. Memories and condolences may be offered to the family at www.ripostafh.com.
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