Mark Malko, age 58, of West Gore, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, March 6, 2015, surrounded by family and friends. Born in Halifax on May 29, 1956, he was the son of the late Constantin "Chuck" and Betty Malko. Mark is survived by his beloved wife, Maria; children Melissa and Mark Boucher; Darren Cluney, Adam and Michelle Boucher, and their families; sister Lynn (David) Wile and family. Cremation has taken place with no visitation by request. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, March 12 at 2:00pm at the West Gore Disciples Church, West Gore, Rev. Angus R. MacDonald officiating, with a reception to follow downstairs. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mark's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family would like to thank everyone for their support during Mark's illness. Arrangements have been entrusted to the compassionate care of J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Kennetcook, ph-1-902-362-2440 or please visit our website at www.allenfh.ca to sign the guest book and send private condolences.