Robert S. Mallouk
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Robert S. Mallouk, of Chadds Ford, PA, passed away on March 28, 2013 at home. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Robert was the son of the late Salim Nicholas Mallouk and Sarah Klat Mallouk.
He attended Adelphi Academy in Brooklyn. Upon graduation he entered Princeton University. WWII interrupted his studies. Robert was part of the "greatest generation", serving our country in the US Army during WWII as a rifleman in the battle of Luzon, Philippines. Returning to Princeton, he graduated with honors, receiving the prestigious Robert Thornton McCay Award in Chemistry. He continued his education at Princeton and earned a Masters of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering.
In 1950, Bob began a 36 year career with the Dupont Company, where he developed many patents for the company. He retired in 1986 as head of new business development for Dupont. His second career began at W.L. Gore, where in eight years, he was awared nine new patents for Gore.
Bob was competitive and ranked tennis and squash player in Delaware. He was a member of the Greenville Country Club, where he excelled in tennis and paddle tennis and enjoyed many long friendships. Bob was also Vice President of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Delaware. After retirement, he tutored students at Ferris School.
He will be missed by his wife Eileen Campbell Mallouk and sons Robert Vincent of Chadds Ford, PA and Peter Salim of Denver, CO.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 am on Wed., April 3, at St. Joseph on the Brandywine Church, 10 Old Church Road in Greenville, DE 19807. Burial will be private at Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, NY.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made in Robert's memory to Playgrounds for Palestine, P.O. Box 559, Yardley, PA 19067. www.playgroundsforpalestine.org.
of MATTHEW GENEREUX
Published in The News Journal from Apr. 1 to Apr. 2, 2013