Jack A. Mallicote, 80, a resident of Dunkirk since 1970, died June 5 at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. Mr. Mallicote was born Oct. 22, 1927, in Morristown, Tenn. He was a retired businessman in southern Anne Arundel County, and founded Mali Discount with his wife in 1982, an office supply store in Deale. He sold the business in 2007. He served in the Army from 1950 to 1952 and was discharged as a staff sergeant.
Mr. Mallicote was active in the community, and supported local charities such as Christmas in April and Hospice of the Chesapeake. He was instrumental in establishing the first South County Festival and supporting the yearly event.
He was a member of the Pressman's Union in Washington, D.C., and worked as a pressman at the former The Evening Star newspaper in Washingtom for many years. He was also a member of Elks Lodge 2528 in Deale.
He loved yardwork and gardening, and automobile mechanics.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Claire Elizabeth Mallicote; and one sister, Barbara Zachary.
Survivors include one son, John Henry Hamilton Mallicote of Dunkirk; three daughters, Jacquelyn "Jackie" Lee of Cape Canaveral, Fla., Christina Q. Thomas of Cocoa Beach, Fla., and Tracy E. Klinkert of King George, Va.; four brothers, Joy Mallicote of Bristol, Tenn., Kenneth and Keener Mallicote of Kingsport, Tenn., and Hike Mallicote of Dandridge, Tenn.; four sisters, Joan Morelock of Church Hill, Tenn., Betty Barnes of Elk Point, S.D., Pat Albert of Afton, Tenn., and Zandra Mallicote of Roanoke, Va.; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.