OBITUARY

Edward Walter Kalegi

February 25, 1943January 14, 2022
Obituary of Edward Walter Kalegi
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Edward Walter Kalegi, 78. Born on February 25, 1943 in Jersey City New Jersey and later lived in Edison New Jersey for 46 years before retiring and moving to Winter Garden Florida in December of 2020 to be closer to his daughter. Ed worked for Conrail for 30 years and most recently, 13 years as a crossing guard for The Edison Police Department Crossing Guard Division. So proud of this position and loved by all who knew him. Eds kind nature made him an instant friend to everyone he met. Always easy going and everyones happiness was more important than his own. Ed always had the ability to see the bright side. A true lover of sports, he was a lifelong fan of the Mets and wore his Mets jacket with pride. Watching Bob Ross paint gave him so much enjoyment. Ed always loved birds and nature and loved visiting Lake Apopka here in Florida. Becoming a Disney pass holder Ed found joy in going to all the parks with his family and particularly loved riding Pirates of the Caribbean. It was amazing seeing him experience so much and make so many incredible memories in the 13 months since his move. Ed loved making people laugh with his clever jokes. A true gentlemen who adored his wife MaryAnn of 56 years. They shared a special love. Never one without the other. A loving father and grandfather who was filled with pride. We will miss you so much. Predeceased by his father Walter Kalegi and mother Irene (Serefin) Kalegi and Uncle Carl Serefin. Surviving his wife MaryAnn (Howe) Kalegi; children Ed Kalegi and wife Diane of Metuchen New Jersey, daughter MaryAnn and husband Brian of Winter Garden Florida and three grandchildren Emily and Brian Mazellan and Eddie Kalegi. His sister Annette Scerbo and husband Tony of Wayne New Jersey and many extended family and friends. Funeral arrangements will be held at 1:00pm, January 31st at Woodlawn Memorial Park and Funeral Home in Gotha Florida. In lieu of flowers donations to St Jude Children’s Hospital at www.stjude.org would be so appreciated.

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