Edward O’Brien Desloge
Died suddenly at age 62, fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, having lived a full and vibrant life. Born on St. Louis on June 27, 1955, the oldest of seven children. Beloved son of Mary Rose (nee O’Brien) Desloge and the late George Burdeau Desloge, dear brother of Michael (Donna) of Raleigh, NC; Tom (Terrie) and their children, Jeffrey, Faith and George; Peter (Bridget) and their children, Andrew, Summer, Anika and Daniel; Maura Rattikin of Ft. Worth, TX, and her children, Lindsey, Hilary, Caroline and William; Julie (Drew) Dubray and their children, Taylor, Cory and Christian; and the late Patrick Desloge. Ed was a Grand Knight in the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. He was also a member of the Secular Franciscan Order and a charter member of the Archbishop’s committee for Eucharistic Adoration in the Archdiocese of St. Louis. He was a patron of the Thunderbirds and also had a passion for the Blue Angels. Ed had a heart for helping people and was extremely devoted to his church, family and those in need. He was especially generous to his philanthropies that included multiple worthy causes.
Services: Visitation and Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church, 1510 Bopp Road, Des Peres, MO. Visitation at 9:00 a.m. with the Mass to follow at 10:00 a.m. Burial at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Masses preferred or contributions to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Archdiocesan Council of St. Louis appreciated.