Edward Maurus Mallon
At the Four Seasons Lodge, Deep River on Wednesday January 8, 2020. Ed Mallon at the age of 87 years. Dear brother of Peter Mallon and his wife Anna of Scotland, Gerard Mallon and his wife Celia of Nova Scotia. Predeceased by a brother Frank (late wife Christina) and a sister Angela (late husband Denis). Also survived by nieces and nephews, and Dear and Close Friend of Tammy Beauchamp Roesner of Eganville and her children Kelly, Heidi, David, and the late Renée.
Maurus Edward (Ed) Mallon was born in 1932 in the Scottish seaport of Greenock, second of five children of Peter and Agnes Mallon . Gifted for languages, he took Double Honours in Moderns at the University of Glasgow in 1956. He spent the academic year 1953-54 in Bayonne, France. Following teacher training, he taught for one year in Scotland before he immigrated to Canada in 1958. In 1966 he graduated as Bachelor of Education from the University of Manitoba. World travels inspired most of his 11 books. As a novelist, playwright, short story writer, essayist, poet, humorist and aphorist, this son of poor Scottish workers won a small but solid niche in the annals of English literature.
Respecting Ed’s wishes cremation has taken place. In memoriam donations to World Vision Canada would be gratefully appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Valley Funeral Home, Deep River.
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