Michael J. Malast, 54, of Paducah, Ky., passed away at 10 a.m. Monday, November 5, 2012, at Western Baptist Hospital.
He was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Michael was a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist for the Anesthesiology of Paducah. He was a member of the 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 of Paducah, Ky.; one daughter, Allison Leigh Thompson and husband Daniel of Kevil, Ky.; one son, James Pickard Malast of Paducah, Ky.; father- and mother-in-law, Ralph and Barbara Pickard of Mayfield, Ky; brother-in-law, Chip and wife Amy Pickard of Mayfield, Ky.; two 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 10 a.m. Thursday, November 8, 2012, at the St. Thomas More Catholic Church with the Rev. J. Patrick Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, November 7, 2012, at the Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah where prayers will be at 7:30 p.m.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society, 3140 Parisa Drive, Paducah, KY 42003.
You may leave a message of sympathy and light a candle at www.milnerandorr.com.