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“It was a pleasure knowing and working at the same Lowe's with Ed. He was the kindest, most giving, and pleasant man I've ever worked with. He was and...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Ronald McClenton - Tampa, FL

“Craig, Kim and family: I have fond memories of your dad as a child growing up. When you all would come to visit your kin in Indiana, it was a very...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Debra (Staton) Thomas - Wagener, SC

“Geri and familyI am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you at this difficult time. It was so nice to see Eddie again after so many years...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Earlene (Greer) Bullett

“My deepest condolences, may God provide Eddie's family and friends peace and love. ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Joan Domning - Tampa, FL - Friend

“Just a really nice person. Treated everyone. with respect. a gentleman. A pleasure to have known him. Kent R. Corral,M.D. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Kent corral - tampa, FL - Friend

“My condolences to your family.Ed always had kind words of encouragement for me when I worked with him.His smile and welcoming personality shines...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Pam M - Tampa, FL - Family Friend

“We are so very sorry for your loss. Wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed seeing Ed when he came in to our store to pick up his fresh pasta and...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Lauren Otis - Tampa, FL - Friend

“Heaven just received a new angel. I know he is laughing and cutting up with his Dad along with my Dad. God bless you Eddie. My sincere condolences to...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Bev Craig-Beery - Lakeland, FL

“It was awesome to see all those photos for the first time. Thank you for them. I still remember the good times from visits to Homestead, New Jersey...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Augie Scafidi - Somerset, NJ

“I am so sorry for the loss of Eddie. He was such a friendly, kind gentleman. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Norma Fleming - New Port Richey, FL

Christmas memories - December 1998 “My heartfelt sympathy for your loss. Eddie was a good man and loved his family deeply. We will all miss his great smile and twinkle in his eye.He...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Monika Jones-Lyons - Tampa, FL

“We are deeply saddened by the loss your family has encountered, please accept our deepest symphony.Ed and I shared many good times together in the...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Leo Lorenzo - Tampa, FL - Friend

“Our love and prayers are with all of you. Eddie was a terrific guy and will be missed. Craig and Kim, I know how hard it is to lose one's Dad. You...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Joy Brinley - Ormond Beach, FL

“You will be missed Eddie. One of my best fish fishing trips in Tampa Bay was with Eddie and Craig a few years ago. Eddie was a gentle soul , but is...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Brian Cain - St. Pete, FL


Mr. Edward Rosario Scafidi, a loving husband, father and brother went to be with our Lord on July 26th 2017 after a hard fought battle with Mesothelioma. Born March 6, 1942 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Eddie moved to Homestead Florida in 1950, where as a youngster he would climb quickly to the top of a tall Australian pine tree and as it started to bend over, throw his legs out and ride it to the ground. Eddie graduated from South Dade High School in 1959 and eventually came to the Tampa Bay area in 1972.

In 1974, Eddie began work as a salesman for Alcan Building Products, a Division of Alcan Aluminum Corporation and just like that Australian pine tree from his childhood, he climbed and climbed to the top and became Division President. Eddie was a Mason, 32nd degree Scottish Rite and a member of the Egypt Temple Shrine. An avid fisherman from his early days in the Florida Keys, Eddie had a lifelong yearning to be on the water and regardless of how much catching he was doing, just being on the water alone or with family and friends, was a place that gave him so much joy.

A food fanatic, like his father before him, Eddie was right at home in the kitchen either cooking his famous spicy shrimp linguine or prompting his loving wife Geri to "add more garlic". He filled his home with family, laughter and BBQ's, but most importantly love. He was gentle and kind to all, especially to his grandchildren and his spontaneous humor and loving soul made an indelible mark on anyone who was fortunate to know him.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rosario Scafidi and Edna Lamkin Scafidi. He is survived by his beloved wife Geri Schafstall Scafidi; brother John Scafidi; sisters Carolyn Scafidi, Jean Buonato (husband Bill) and Linda Pisano (husband Angelo; daughter Kim Scafidi; sons Craig Scafidi (wife Courtney) and Chip Whitworth (wife Shelly); grandchildren Mckenzie Sullivan, Alaina Scafidi, Kaia Scafidi, Cameron Aubuchon and Max Aubuchon; and brother and sister in-laws Jack Schafstall (wife Genie), Chuck Schafstall (wife Janice), Cecilia (husband John) and Trink Keener (husband Larry).

A visitation will be conducted in Eddie's honor on Monday July 31st, 2017 from 4-6pm with a memorial service at 6pm with Pastor Jeff Robinson of Plant City Church of God officiating at Brewer and Son's Funeral Home, 3328 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33629.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to one of the following organizations in memory of Edward Scafidi: Moffitt Cancer Center, Lifepath Hospice or the National Cancer Institute-Mesothelioma Research.