Obituary of Edward Kalile Maloof
Maloof, Edward Kalile, 97, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family.
Eddie spent his entire life in St. Petersburg, Fl. His father, Richard, was one of St. Petersburg’s pioneers. The Maloof family has maintained deep ties to St. Petersburg for decades.
Eddie graduated from St. Petersburg High School class of 1942 where he played football for the Green Devils. He delayed collage to serve his country in the Army during WW11. After his service, he attended the University of Miami with degree in business.
Eddie was a well-respected businessman. His multi-faceted career focused on real estate development, finance, and investment. He retired at the young age of 82, but remained active and was often consulted by friends and business associates.
Eddie will be remembered for his philanthropy, especially his support of PARC, which provides opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and Vincent House, which assists individuals recovering from mental illness. Eddie was also active in his support of the construction of the new YMCA facility.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Mary Maloof, 7 children, Katherine Seley (Stevan), Richard K, (Jo), Karen Maloof, Marcia Maloof, Melissa McLeod, Wendy Kaalstad (Oscar), and David Hellman (Janet); ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
The Celebration of his Life will be held on Friday, May 13th beginning with 10:00 Mass
at St. Mary, Our Lady of Grace Church, 515 4th Street S. St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Immediately following the Mass, there will be a reception at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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