David Mal, 73


PAWTUCKET, R.I. – David J. Mal, of Pawtucket, passed away on Oct. 11, 2023, at Orchard View Manor, in East Providence. He was the husband of the late Debra (Bennett) Mal.

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, a son of the late Abraham and Beatrice (Cutler) Mal, he had lived in Pawtucket for most of his life.

David served in the United States Army Reserves and was the owner and operator of K&D Appliance, in Pawtucket, for over 40 years before retiring.

He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed traveling and spending quality time with his family and was known for his sense of humor. He was always at his children’s sporting events, cheering them on, and, more recently, doing the same for his grandchildren.

He is survived and will be deeply missed by three children, Alisha Mal and her longtime partner, Scott DeGirolamo, of Pawtucket; Alan Mal and his wife, Mirlen, of Seekonk, Massachusetts; and Marc Mal and his wife, Rachael, of Williamsburg, Massachusetts; his former wife, Kathi Mello; nine grandchildren, Joshua, Jarred, Alexander, Katelynn, Jonathan, William, Nathaniel, Jameson and Nicole; and three great-grandchildren, Bailey, Jaxon and Jonathan.

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