JOSEPH E. MAALOUF, age 83 of Strongsville. Beloved husband of 49 years to Salwa (nee Boufaissal). Loving father of Mirna Taran (Peter), Marwan (Dana) and Ghassan (Renee). Cherished grandfather of Evangeline, Mason, Morgan, Andrew, and Nicholas. Dearest brother of the following deceased George, Georgette, Houneini and Sophia. Also survived by nieces, nephews and many dear friends. Owner of Nate’s Deli located in Ohio City. Funeral services Tuesday May 15, 2018 at the funeral home 9:30 AM and at St. George Orthodox Church, 2587 W. 14th Street, Cleveland, OH at 10:30AM. Interment St. Theodosius Cemetery. The family will receive friends MONDAY 4 – 8 PM (TRISAGION SERVICE AT 7:30 PM) at the A. RIPEPI & SONS FUNERAL HOME, 18149 BAGLEY ROAD, MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS (WEST OF I-71).