Casmer “Cap” Malinowski, of Summit Township, age 94, died at his home on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 after an extended illness. He was born on August 20, 1915 in Erie, the son of the late Bruno and Helen Wroszek Malinowski.

Malinowski, Casmer Cap was a staff sergeant in the United States Army and a World War II veteran, serving his country from June 10, 1941 to June 14, 1945. He worked at the Erie General Electric Company for 42 years, retiring from the maintenance department in 1977.

He was preceded in death by five brothers, Bruno, Henry, Wallace, Victor, and Theodore Malinowski; four sisters, Gertrude Beaumont, Clara Szymanski, Celia Becker, and Loretta Kielar.

Survivors include his wife of 71 years, Camille Kuligowski Malinowski; two sons, Richard Malinowski and his wife Phyllis, and Lester Malinowski and his wife Diane; two daughters, Arleen Haibach and her husband Frank, Teresa McGarvey and her husband Wesley; a sisters, Sophia Tryzbiak; a brother, Louis Malinowski and his wife Martha; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandsons, and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Van Matre Funeral Home of Waterford, 105 Walnut Street, on Saturday morning from 9:00am until 10:00am. The funeral service will follow with Rev. Fr. Thomas Whitman of All Saints Parish officiating. Interment will military honors will take place at Waterford Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the John Kanzius Cancer Foundation, 915 State Street, Erie, PA 16501, or to a charity of one’s choice.