Ernest A. Malo (burial)

by Editor on April 6, 2014

Private Committal Service with Military Honors

Section 82 Lot 2 Grave 10

Ernest A. Malo, CPA, 87, died on Thursday, April 3, 2014 surrounded by his family.  He was the husband of Teresa Pate Malo for 63 years.  Born in Warwick, a son of the late Alfred and Marie Louise Carpentier Malo.  He was predeceased by his brother, Roland Malo.  He was a Warwick resident for most of his life, leaving to serve in the US Army.

Ernie was a CPA for over 40 years.   He was the founding member of Malo, Recchia and Company.  He was a member of the RI Society of CPAs  and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He graduated from Brown University in 1951  and Bryant College. He served in the US Army in Korea and Japan.

He taught at Brown University and Bryant College.

He was a talented musician.  He played trumpet and piano. As a young man, and during his service years, he organized and played in many bands.  He loved swing, Dixieland, and jazz.  He spent several summers on Block Island playing at the National Hotel, The Yellow Kittens and The Oar.

He served on the boards of many corporations, notably, the Providence & Worcester Railroad.

He summered for 40 years at Indian Rock Farms, Narragansett where he sailed, fished, quahogged,  and enjoyed the serenity with his family.

He is survived by his son Geoffrey Pate Malo, CPA (Laurel) and daughter Leslie Malo Ashworth, RN (Michael).  He leaves six grandchildren, Sarah Ashworth Lynch (Thomas), Heather Malo, Joseph Malo, PE (Erin), James Ashworth,MFA, Thomas Ashworth, and Kate Ashworth, BSN, RN.

At the request of the family, visiting hours are omitted.  The funeral and burial will be private.

Donations in his memory can be made to the Rhode Island Association for the Blind.

Arrangements mad by Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home.


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