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Malpass, Harvey

Harvey Woodrow Malpass, a resident of Plainville for the past 5 years, and formerly of Norwood for 54 years died Monday, May 18th, 2009 at his home in Plainville after a long illness.  he was 86.  Harvey was born May 14, 1923 in Clinton, South Carolina, a son of the late John W. and Zena Malpass.  He served in the US Army during World War Two.  Harvey owned and operated service stations including a Texaco station on Mass Ave in Harvard Square, Cambridge, a Mobil station in Union Square in Allston, a Shell station in Brookline, and self service stations in Cambridge, Charlestown, and Somerville.  After his retirement he enjoyed driving school vans.  Harvey was the husband of the late Barbara (Ashley), and the late Barthena “Bertha”  (Sideropoulos), and the brother of the late Daniel, Harold, Clarence, and Clara Malpass.  He is survived by his daughter, Bonnie Wozniak, and her husband Paul, of Pepperell; his brother, John W. Malpass of Portland, Oregon; his two step daughters, Penelope Santro, and her husband Louis “Woody” Santro, and Eleanor Lyons; his stepson, Artjur Gregory of Califonia; his two grandsons, Scott Rossi, and his wife Tracy, of Tyngsboro, and Jason Rossi, and his wife Amy, of Litchfield, New Hampshire; his two step grandchildren, Gregory Lyons, and Tracy Lyons, both of California; his three great grandchildren, Zak, Caitlyn, and Madie Rossi; his five nieces, Ruth Moody, Joyce LeCouter, Jo-Ann Staton, and Clara Smith, all of South Carolina, and Christy McCauly of Portland, Oregon; and his longtime companion, Jean Fennelly of Plainville.  Visiting hours will be held Wednesday from 4-8 PM at the May Funeral Home, 85 Nichols Street, Norwood.  Harvey’s funeral will be held Thursday at 10 AM at the funeral home followed by burial with military honors at Highland Cemetery in Norwood.  In lieu of flowers donations to VistaCare Hospice Foundation, 690 Canton Street, Suite 220, Westwood, MA 02090 would be appreciated.

Guestbook Entries

    April 24th, 2012 | 2:15 pm

    We Malpass girls in South Carolina will always miss you.My Dads was a family first person and he loved his family and he taught us to put family first and always love each other.

    Niece–Clara Malpass Smith

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