AMALFITANO GLORIA S. (NEE MALATESTA) May 14, 2012, age 84, went peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, at her home in Lathrup Village. Beloved wife of Louis F. for 58 years. Dear mother of Diane M. Amalfitano, Michael L. (Dianne), David J. (Char) and Don A. (Sallie). Grandmother of Joseph (Kathy), Celeste, Diana, Katharine, Christopher, Caroline, Corinne, Rachel, Christina, Chelsea, Alison, Katelyn, Madison, Michael and Anthony. Great-grandmother of Matthew. Daughter of the late John and Erma Malatesta. Sister of Joanne Davidoff. Aunt of Cynthia and Michael. Also survived by her loving caregivers, Barbara, Jayson, Mary and Vana. Family will receive friends at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward (btwn 13-14 Mile) Sunday 2-7:00 p.m. with Rosary 5:00 p.m. Celebration of Life Mass Monday 10:00 a.m. at National Shrine of the Little Flower, (Woodward Ave at Twelve Mile Rd.). Visitation begins at church 9:30 a.m. Memorial tributes to the family appreciated. John 3:16, John 14:1-6. View obituary and share memories at www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
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Pat and I will always remember that infectious laugh of our bowling partner. Great memories!! Our prayers are with you Lou and your family.
Dear David, Char, Rachel, Christina, Chelsea and Allie - and your lovely family-We are so sorry for your loss. I am sure this is a very difficult time for all of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you and are sorry you are hurting so now. Take good care of each other. Love, Bill and Deb