Malcolm C. MacMillan

  • Born: November 11, 1957
  • Died: April 15, 2017
  • Location: Framingham, Massachusetts

Eaton & Mackay Funeral Home

465 Centre St
Newton, MA 02458
Tel. (617) 244-2034

Tribute & Message From The Family

Malcolm C. MacMillan, age 59, of Framingham MA passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on April 15, 2017 after a courageous battle with ALS. Malcolm was born in Boston MA., he lived in Chestnut Hill until the family moved to their house in Newton Center where he lived until his marriage to his dear wife Diane. They bought their home in Framingham where they raised their two boys. He was a hardworking man who enjoyed whatever he was doing and loved big machinery. He had a long career in construction, vehicle maintenance, and truck driving. He most recently worked for his good friends Cedrone Trucking and Cappello Heavy Transport. He was very honored to hear of the truck show Cappellos' have planned for July 30th to support ALS One Knights that funds research, treatment and care for ALS patients and our very own "Mal of Steel".
Malcolm loved spending his summers at Great East Lake in Maine being captain of the pontoon boat, or the winner of the cribbage game. He loved his time at his family's cottage in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. He adored his special "Papa" days. He was the best friend to many and was truly one of a kind. He put a smile on everyone's face he encountered.
Malcolm was the beloved husband of Diane (DeLuca) MacMillan, devoted father to Alexander and Michael MacMillan and loving Papa to Mason. He was the proud soon to be father in law of Heather Roberts. He was the devoted son to the late Alexander (Sockie) and Martha MacMillan. Son in law of the late Paul and Jolene DeLuca. Malcolm was the dear brother to his sisters, Judy MacInnes and her late husband Fraser, Sandy Siciliano and her husband Joe, Janice Daly and her husband Franny, Diane Clary and her husband Bill. Brother in law to Paulene Perham and her husband Stephen, Karen Donnelly and her husband Ed. Malcolm adored his nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews, who all brought him joy. His cousins were very special to him. He was a friend to many and was treasured by all who knew him.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 20, at 11AM, at the Newton Covenant Church, 75 Vernon Street, Newton Corner. A "party" at Malcolm's request will follow the service. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. In lieu of flowers, donations in Malcolm's name may be made to ALS ONE, 8 Industrial Way, Whitman, MA 02382 or by going to