Mallette, Richard A., Thomas Township, Michigan

Beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away on Friday, July 5, 2013 at his home. Age 68 years. The son of the late Malcolm Mallette and Gladys Braceful, Richard was born on September 9, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan. Richard married Alana Mattlin on November 7, 1997. She survives. Richard retired as a Lieutenant from the City of Saginaw Police Department. Richard was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, the CAN Council, Eagles Club and the Lions Club. Surviving besides his wife Alana, are a son, Richard Mallette, Jr. and his wife Becky, Oak Park, MI; 6 grandsons, Richard III, Dale, Scott, Joseph, Brian and Brandon; nieces and nephews, Charlie Gilkey, Kristen Devine, Nicole Davidson, Kaitlin Magiera, Jackson Lindland, Adam Magiera, Tyler Devine and Nathan Devine, Aubrey Davidson. Richard was preceded in death by a daughter, Kristen Mallette. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Honoring Richard’s wishes cremation will follow. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Thursday from noon until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to CAN Council of Saginaw County or the Lions Club.