Malcolm ‘Mac’ W. Pratt, obituary

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 12:00pm

LINCOLNVILLE — Malcolm Walter ‘Mac’ Pratt, 84, died Monday, October 14, 2019, at the Sussman House in Rockport, surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Dover Foxcroft, February 14, 1935, he was the son of Merton and Dorothy Bragg Pratt.

Mac married his beloved wife Mary, November 14, 1975.

After moving to the Midcoast in 1954, Mac worked at various jobs before opening his own business, Mac’s Auto Body. At the same time, he was in law enforcement, seeing service with Knox County Sheriff’s Department, Rockport and Camden Police Departments and Maine Marine Patrol.

He enjoyed family camping trips, hunting and fishing trips with his friends. He was a member of the Anah Shriners, Bangor. Having mastered the art of Dowsing, Mac did this for friends, family and the Green Thumb nursery and garden center in Rockport.

Mac is survived by his wife of almost 44 years, Mary, of Lincolnville; his daughters and their husbands, Tena and Peter Wallace of St. George, Michelle and Todd Philbrook of Rockland; his beloved grandsons of whom he
was very proud, Patrick Wallace and his wife Megan of Fort Riley, Kansas, Alexander Wallace and his fiancée Abby Rovnak of Drayton, South Carolina, Benjamin Malcolm Wallace and his wife Aly of Saco, Nathan
Philbrook and his fiancée Aleigha Lantange of Cary, North Carolina; his sisters, Maxine Crumbly of Spearfish, SD, Dottie Willard and her husband Ben of Cambridge, his brothers, Merton Pratt and his wife Lula of
Sangerville, Bobby Pratt and Billy Pratt; as well as several nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude for the care and compassion provided by Dr. Sauvage, the nurses and CNAs at Quarry Hill and the nurses, CNAs and volunteers at the Sussman House.

Friends and relatives are invited to visit Thursday, October 17, from 5 to 6 p.m., at Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock Street, Rockland, where a service celebrating Mac’s life will begin at 6 p.m. Reverend Robert Bell will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Sussman House, 40 Anchor Drive, Rockport, ME 04856.

To share a memory or story with Mac’s family, visit their online Book of Memories at