FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) – Alfred Maloley, owner of the Maloley Grocery Stores, died on Thursday at his home. He was 100-years-old.
A Fort Wayne native born on May 24, 1913, Alfred was the son of Lebanese immigrant parents and stayed in Fort Wayne his whole life.
He was best known as the owner of the Maloley Grocery Stores, one of the largest independent supermarket chains in the greater Fort Wayne area that employed over 1,000 Hoosiers.
He served on many boards including the Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce, Fort Wayne Better Business Bureau, and the Fort Wayne Philharmonic.
As an advocate of higher education, Maloley sat on the board of the University of Saint Francis when it was known as Saint Francis College, and served on the development committee for Indiana Tech.
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