Born in Butler Township he was a son of Peter and Mary (Nojunas) Malinchock. Peter was a graduate of Frackville High School and Mansfield State College where he earned a Degree in Music
During the Vietnam War, he joined the U.S. Air Force and served as a member of the Air Force Band traveling to many locations throughout Southeast Asia entertaining Presidents, Kings and of course our Troops.
Peter experiences several different career choices in the services industry, but always returned to his basic love of music. He composed, copyrighted, and published several pieces. Favoring vocal music, he was a member of several Schuylkill County Chorus Groups, principally the Ashland Area Community Choir of which he was a member for the last fifty years.
Peter is survived by his brother Robert and his wife Karen, living in Leesburg, VA; his many nieces and nephews include Michael Malinchock, Stephen Malinchock, Jill Arias and Kristen Thomas and nine great nieces and great nephews.
Religious Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 11, at the Albert L. Gricoski Funeral Home, 48 N. Broad Mountain Ave. Frackville, with Rev. Brian Miller, as celebrant. Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Englewood/Frackville.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Peter’s name to the American Legion Post #398, 40 S. Mahanoy St., Frackville, PA 17931.