Gail Marsha Malitz, age 83, of Beachwood, was born June 11, 1938, in Cleveland, and passed away on May 2, 2022.

Gail loved being a Nana. During her lifetime, she paved the way for so many with disabilities.

Beloved wife for 63 years to Chuck Malitz; devoted mother of Ken (Stacie) Malitz, Don Malitz and Kari (Dan) Cassidy of Panama City, Fla.; loving grandmother of Mikalah Malitz, Rebecca Cassidy and Matthew Cassidy; dear sister of Betty Lou (Burton) Weiss; cherished lifelong friend to Judy Saltzman, Ro Rosalina and Marcia Mandell.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. May 4 at Berkowitz-Kumin-Bookatz Memorial Chapel, 1985 S. Taylor Road in Cleveland Heights. To view this service at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, please navigate to

The family will receive friends following services until 8 p.m., and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. May 5 at Atrium 2, 26300 Village Lane in Beachwood in the Social Room.

Contributions in memory of Gail are suggested to the Jewish Family Service Association of Cleveland or to the charity of your choice.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Malitz family.

Arrangements under the direction of Berkowitz-Kumin-Bookatz Memorial Chapel.