Born in Worcester and raised in Shrewsbury, he was the son of Wendy K. (Ingle) Mallette of Shrewsbury and the late Peter D. Mallette. Michael attended Shrewsbury public schools and graduated from Rob Roy Barber School in Worcester.
He worked as a licensed barber for Santana Company Barber Shop in Worcester.
He loved hockey and was a member of the Bay State Hockey league.
Besides his mother, he is survived by his sisters, Ashley Mallette of Worcester and Corey Mallette of Rockland.
Family and friends will honor and remember Michael’s life by gathering for his funeral service Tuesday, July 31, at 2 p.m., at the Chiampa Funeral Home, ~Sumner House~, 5 Church Rd., Shrewsbury. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in Michael’s name may be made to USA Hockey Foundation for Youth Hockey Development, Walter L. Bush Jr. Center, 1778 Bob Johnson Dr., Colorado Springs, CO 80906-4090.