Fred Martin Mallalieu

May 8 1941
Oct 12 2019
78 Years

Fred Martin Mallalieu, 78, of Cochranville, passed away on Saturday, October 12th, 2019 under the care of Lancaster General Hospital.  He was the husband of Linda Benson Mallalieu, with whom he shared 56 years of marriage.  

Born in Coatesville, Fred was the son of the late Thelma Martin Mallalieu and Fred Mallalieu.  Fred was a 1959 graduate of Scott High School.  A resident of Cochranville since 1966, Fred worked as a lineman and later as a detailer for Philadelphia Electric Company for 37 years.  

Fred was an active member of Christiana United Methodist Church, serving as the Men's Sunday School teacher and participating in the Emmaus Men's Retreats.

He was an avid bowler and enjoyed fishing.

Fred is survived, in addition to his wife, by his two daughters: Kimberly Devine, wife of David, of Rising Sun, MD, and Kelly Devonshire, wife of Howard, of Ellendale, DE; five grandchildren; and four great grandchildren; and one brother, Robert Hostetter.  

He was predeceased by two sisters and one brother.

The Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 19th, 2019 at 11 AM at Christiana Methodist United Church, 14 S Bridge St, Christiana, PA 17509 with a visitation from 10 until 11 AM.  Interment will follow at Cochranville Methodist Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Fred's memory to the Christiana United Methodist Church at the above address.  

Arrangements by Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg.  Online condolences can be posted at

Service Date: 
Oct 19 2019 - 11:00am
Service Location: 
Christiana Methodist United Church, 14 S Bridge St, Christiana, PA 17509


We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers for the family.  

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Linda, I'm sorry to hear about Fred.  May you be comforted by your long & happy marriage.  


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Clyde & I are so sorry  for you loss, you have all the good memories you made together from raising your children to vacations taken and times spent with your families. So much joy look back on. Youe faith will  see you through these hard days.Prayers an Love s to you.Clydre & Addie

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So sad to hear the news reguarding Fred. We were great friends growing up together. Fred and I worked together at Fairview cemetery. We spent many happy times fishing and hanging out together in the old nneighborhood. I will truly miss him. Ed Russell

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Linda and family. Condolences on Fred’s passing. He was a good friend and customer. 

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