BANGOR – Mal Morrell, 77, husband of Miriam I. Morrell, died Friday, June 17, 2005, after a long, brave struggle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family, at his home in Bangor. He was born Aug. 25, 1927, in Portland, the son of Malcolm E. and Edna B. Morrell. He was raised with his brother, John, in Brunswick. He served his country during World War II in the U.S. Navy (1945-1946) and during the Korean War in the U.S. Army (1952-1954). Mal graduated from Bowdoin College in 1949 and Boston University School of Law in 1952. He was admitted to the Bar of the State of Maine in 1952. Mal joined the law firm of Eaton, Peabody, Bradford & Veague in 1954, where his practice focused on labor and employment law and general corporate law for almost 50 years. Mal was a former director of the firm, served as president of the firm from 1981-1991; and served as chairman of the firm from 1991-2001. He also served as the head of the firm’s labor and employment department until 1999. Mal received the Maine State Bar Association’s Life Member Award in 2003, in recognition of his 50 years of faithful membership and meritorious service, he was a member of the Penobscot County Bar (president, 1975) and the American Bar Association. Mal was also a member of the Labor & Employment Relations Section of the Maine State Bar (chairman, 1984 and 1985) and the American Bar Association; and the Corporation, Banking & Business Law Sections of the Maine State & American Bar Associations. Mal served his community in many ways over the years. Mal was elected clerk of the Bangor Publishing Company by the board of directors of the corporation March 4, 1975, a position he held for more than 28 years, in addition to serving as general counsel to the company. He served as director of Eastern Maine Healthcare from 1986 to 2004. Mal was a former trustee and past moderator at All Souls Congregational Church in Bangor; the former director (president, 1979) of the United Way of Penobscot Valley (current member of Leader’s Circle); director (past president) of the Bangor Children’s Home incorporator – Bangor Savings Bank, incorporator – Phillips-Strickland House, member (president, 1980) of the Rotary Club of Bangor and a Paul Harris Fellow, former trustee (past vice-president) of the Maine Central Institute, former trustee (past president) of the Bangor YMCA, and the 2004 recipient of the Bangor YMCA’s Hall of Fame Award; former member (campaign-chairman, 1963) of the Katahdin Area Council – Boy Scouts of America. Mal was a member of the Bowdoin College Alumni Council (president, 1974) and a member of the board of overseers of Bowdoin College (1975-1987), and emeritus member of board of overseers (1987-present). Mal was also a 33rd Degree Scottish Rite Mason. Mal’s greatest joy was sailing in Penobscot Bay and cruising the Maine Coast with his wife, family and friends. He was a member of the Buck’s Harbor Yacht Club, the Blue Water Sailing Club and the MDI Yacht Club. Mal also loved skiing at Sugarloaf Mountain, where he held a season pass for almost 40 years. He was a member of the Sugarloaf Ski Club. Mal is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 53 years, Mim of Bangor; three children, Stephen G. Morrell of Brunswick and his wife, Nancy, Catherine Morrell Ambo of Greenfield, Mass., and her husband, Stan, and Susan G. Morrell of Amherst, N.H. and her husband, Andrew Ouellette; six grandchildren, Lauren and Meghan Morrell of Brunswick, Lindsay Russell and Caitlin Ambo of Greenfield, Mass. and Dominic and Nathan Ouellette of Amherst, N.H. He is also survived by his brother, John B. Morrell of Baltimore, Md. and his wife, Lynn; in addition to three loving nieces, Sarah, Jane and Carolyn and his many cousins. Friends may call 4-7 p.m. Monday, June 20, 2005, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, at All Souls Congregational Church, 10 Broadway, Bangor, with the Rev. Dr. James L. Haddix, pastor and teacher officiating. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments in the church vestry immediately following the service Tuesday. Those who wish to remember Mal in a special way may make gifts to support Eastern Maine Medical Center to the Mal Morrell Fund, care of Eastern Maine Charities, P.O. Box 404, Bangor, ME 04402-0404 or to support All Souls Congregational Church, 10 Broadway, Bangor, ME 04401.