Arthur Edward Malcarney
January 17, 1942 - January 26, 2017
Long time Wilton resident Arthur Edward Malcarney, husband of Rosemarie Malcarney, passed away peacefully at his home from pancreatic cancer on Thursday, January 26, 2017. He was 75 years old. Born on January 17, 1942, in Camden, NJ, he was the son of the late Arthur and Anita Malcarney.
Mr. Malcarney grew up in Haddonfield New Jersey and attended St. Joseph’s University in Pennsylvania. After serving in the Air Force, Mr. Malcarney went on to receive an MBA from Rutgers University and became a senior executive at various companies in the garment industry, including Exquisite Form and Warnaco. He was active in Wilton youth sports, including the Wilton Soccer Association and was instrumental in starting the girls’ travel soccer program in Wilton. He retired in 2000 and spent his time cooking regularly at the Open Door soup kitchen, teaching CCD at St. Joseph’s Parish in Norwalk and playing tennis.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Rosemarie, his son Bryan Malcarney and his family, Tamsen, Fiona, Geneva and Mathilda, and daughter Kristin Malcarney and her family, Eric, Benjamin and Matthew Winograd. He is also survived by his brothers Courtney and Ronald of Haddonfield, New Jersey.
Friends may call on Friday, February 3 from 4:00-8:00 at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, February 4 at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Wilton. Donations in his memory may be made to: The Katie Swaney Foundation, a family foundation benefitting pediatric cancer patients, 2644 Capitol Trail, Dept. 377 Ste 300, Newark, DE 19711; The Open Door Shelter, 4 Merritt Street, Norwalk, CT 06854; or Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County, PO Box 489, Wilton, CT 06897.