Media sportswriter and columnist Chip Malafronte Death – Dead :  Chip Malafronte Obituary : Cause of Death Unknown

By John Chekwas | August 13, 2020

Media sportswriter and columnist Chip Malafronte Death – Dead :  Chip Malafronte Obituary : Cause of Death Unknown

Chip Malafronte has died, according to a statement posted online on Aug. 13, 2020.

We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,

We mourn today the passing of Hearst Connecticut Media sportswriter and columnist

Chip Malafronte

whose column Sunday Gravy was a must-read for years in the New Haven Register. Chip often covered

Quinnipiac University

sports alongside our student media journalists whom he treated as colleagues and provided tips and career advice. He will be missed.

Cause of Death.

We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.

Tributes.

The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.

John Franklin wrote 
Chip was a class act up in the media box. Thoughts and prayers to his family and loved ones

Rich Coppola wrote 
One of the real god guys. I looked forward to seeing him in the press box. So sad.

Bill Schweizer wrote 
Chip was a class act. I always enjoyed covering games alongside him. He was always a great guest when he joined us on our broadcasts. I remember him as a young reporter for the Register…and it was fun to watch him grow into the job as one of the best around. RIP Chipster!

Kate Farrish wrote 
I’m sorry I didn’t know him, but RIP, Chip. My thoughts are with his family, friends and New Haven and Hearst colleagues.

Molly Yanity wrote 
Just a tragedy. Way too young. Such a great role model for our students.

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