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Gloria Malizia, 87, of Beaufort, South Carolina and widow of Joseph A. Malizia, died Monday, August 9, 2021, at her home.

Gloria is survived by her children, Joseph Malizia, Stephen Malizia, Anna Malizia-Salyers, Angela Grego and Mitchell Malizia. She is also survived by a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A graveside service, with United States Marine Corps honors, will be held at 11 o’clock Friday morning, August 13, 2021, in Beaufort National Cemetery.

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  1. Cheryl Ashley Bowman says:

    Anna & Mitch,

    My Deepest Sympathy for the loss of your mother.
    May She Rest In Peace.


  2. Connie Foutz Hipp says:

    So very sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. My parents were friends and neighbors with Mr. and Mrs. Malizia

  3. Helen Krenz says:

    Condolences to the Malizia family. My memory of Gloria and her life was her daily “walk” with her Lord, a beautyful thing all in itself. We have been friends since1948 in Stayton, Oregon, graduating in 1952. All through the years we’ve kept in touch. Faithful friend.
    Love, Helen Krenz

  4. Craig Wells says:


    Sorry for your loss.


  5. Timothy Mickel says:

    Mrs. Malizia was the first person who told me of a rapture of the church. It was the evening before my marriage when I stayed at their house with my friend Joseph. God Bless her soul with rest and bless the family that she has left behind! I would have loved to be there at her burial. I pray for all of her children and there families!

  6. Mary jo Boykin says:

    So sorry to hear of you mom passing have known her since the spaghetti house a sweet lady

  7. Ray Newton says:

    So sorry to hear about your mother passing. We all grew up together right on Aster St. May she rest in peace and may all of you find peace and enjoy the memories you have of her. She was always a sweet person to us.

  8. Stephanie LaBreck Keane says:

    Angela and Anna
    Though it has been way more that a minute since we last talked or even saw each other, but please accept my sincere condolences. Brings me back to my high school pals. Prayers for all.

  9. Doris Browder says:

    Prayers to you all as you go through this loss, I have fond memories with Her and the family. She was always sweet and caring always offering great comfort to all that came to her home. I was lucky to have known and experienced this.. She will be missed, but she is with her heavenly family now and another angle around you all. My love to you all in this time..

  10. Janette Holbrook Moyer says:

    She was a beautiful woman. She loved her family dearly, and cared for friends and strangers as if they were family too. Our world needs more women with the generosity of spirit and faith she eagerly shared. Prayers for your family as you navigate this world without her.

  11. Tommy Newton says:

    LOVED Mrs. Gloria. She was a sweetheart – always smiling and always made us feel welcome on Aster Street.

  12. Barbara Benton says:

    Gloria Malizia was a kind-hearted woman. When my husband was her pastor, we were so young, and she was so patient. I know she is enjoying heaven.

  13. Susan Cato says:

    To Angela and family,

    We are so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. I have always heard great things about your family. I wish I had known her. Tonight, we pray for you and for Nick. May God strengthen him and bring him home safely to you.

    Please reach out to us if we can be with you to help in any way. You and Nick are wonderful neighbors. We value our friendship so much.

  14. Judy Neff says:

    Gloria was a beautiful lady in body and spirit. So very sorry for your loss. May you find peace in happy memories.

  15. Kathy Holley says:

    I’m truly sorry for your loss. My parents were friends and patrons of your mom and dad’s spaghetti house. Prayerful hugs and love to all, Kathy Shinn Holley.

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