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“So saddened by the news of Ann's death. What a shock! I think she was just here in Bridge Dept of Dillards shopping. She was always a delight to work...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Laura Doty - Charleston, SC

“Sympathy to all of you . Ann was a remarkable and caring person. She will be missed by all of us . Ann holds special place in my heart . So many...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Sylvia harvey

“Deepest sympathy to you and your family, Allison. You and Ann certainly had a beautiful mother/daughter relationship. Our thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Dilgren

“Sending my deepest sympathy's to Jeanne and Allison on the loss of one amazing woman. Your mom was a cherished friend and I loved very much. We...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Betty Betz - Ladayettw, NJ

“Memories keep our loved ones forever close. We are heartbroken over the passing of our lovely and loved Ann. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Gayle Hardy Erhart

“There are special people that come into our life and Ann was one of those people! I am grateful to God to have known her. She brought much joy to my...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Gwen Wright

“Such a vivacious woman who always treated me as one of her own. You words were perfect and I hope you fine comfort knowing Ann and Jerry are together...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Diane Owens - Charleston, SC

“A lovely person who will be missed by many. 8am service at OSA will not be the same without Gerry and Ann. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Dianne Bowler - Charleston, SC

“So sorry to hear. Ann & I went to high school together and played sports together. She was such a great person. My thoughts & payers are with the...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Shirley Peeples

“I´m heartbroken Ann is gone. She was a great wife , mother and grandmother. She was also a friend, even though we hung out a brief time, I loved her...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Harrison and April Thompson


Ann Rabb Malia, 84, of Charleston, South Carolina, widow of the late Gerald Joseph Malia, entered into eternal rest Thursday, December 17, 2020. Her private Memorial Service will be held Monday, December 21, 2020 in Old St. Andrew's Parish Church with a Funeral Service to be held at Holy Cross Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Ann was born February 4, 1936 in Columbia, SC, daughter of the late Jonathan Rabb and Ethel Blume Rabb. She attended the College of Charleston where she played Varsity Basketball. She worked as a Secretary at the Medical University of South Carolina from 1956 to 1980 and then went on to serve as an Office Manager at Ophthalmology Consultants. She retired in 1992 and moved to Melbourne, Florida. She returned to Charleston to spend many wonderful years surrounded by her family and friends. She was a member of St. Andrew's Parish Church and enjoyed attending the Elks Club and the Rifle Club with Granddaddy.

She found joy in good times spent with those she loved. Our beloved matriarch taught us all how to cook with love, host with ease, give with passion, shop for days, and love unconditionally. She enjoyed the fine things in life - sparkles, spirits, and fur - and treasured the most important - family, friendship, and faith. Life was her party and she was always dressed to impress and ready to dance.

Christmas was her favorite holiday and being together was of ultimate importance. She lost her partner, Jerry, just five months ago. This Christmas, there is peace in knowing they are united.

Known to our family as "Grandmommy," Ann is survived by her two daughters; Allison Miles Norton, and Jeanne Rabb Livingston (Bubba) both of Charleston, SC; four grandchildren, Tyler Norton, Britton Tucker (Harper), Cal Livingston (Mandy) and Trey Livingston (Sarah) and five great grandchildren.

As a survivor of breast and lung cancer, it was her wish that in lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society of Charleston, SC.