James P. Malmfeldt ’62 died on July 10, 2019, in Osprey, Florida.
(The following was published in the Herald Tribune on July 15, 2019:)
James P. Malmfeldt, 78, of Osprey, FL, formerly of Wayland, MA, passed peacefully on July 10 after a courageous battle against cancer. He is survived by his beloved wife of fifty years, Marcia, his son Paul (Jenny), his daughter Sarah Helfers (Alex) and his grandchildren, Charlie, Teddy and Claire. He was predeceased by his parents Carl and Edith, his brother John and his sisters Phoebe Sceery and Eleanora Church. A graduate of Bowdoin College and Brown University, Jim retired from the John Hancock Life Insurance Company and devoted nearly two decades to serving his community, volunteering with the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Historic Spanish Point, the Presbyterian Homes and Housing Foundation and Masonic lodges in Florida and Massachusetts. Jim was a man of faith who loved literature and the company of his family and friends. We will deeply miss his kindness, keen intellect and humor.