Obituary for Gloria Joan Schwabenland Leight

    • Name: Gloria Joan Schwabenland Leight
    • Home Town: Sunset Beach, NC
    • Date of Death: 09/15/2016

    Gloria Joan Schwabenland Leight passed away in her sleep Thursday morning on September 15, 2016 at nearly 91 years of age. Her passing was peaceful and painless. She was born in New York NY on October 3, 1925. She lived in her Sunset Beach residence for twenty-seven years.

    Mother of Linda D. Leight Pazillo, now deceased, and survived by her son, Lawrence W. Leight Jr., his wife Karen. Survived  also by her grandchildren, Lawrence W. Leight III, Joel Leight, Kyle Leight, and Melissa DeWolfe, their spouses, and 9 great grandchildren.

    Her wishes were to be cremated and interred at the St. James Episcopal Church of Shallotte, NC next to her husband L. Wesley Leight Sr.

    The family will be holding a private interment and funeral reception on a future date.

    As an expression of sympathy, donations may be mailed to Cat Tails, Cat Adoption Services, Inc., 6622 Beach Drive, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469, or donate online:

    We are very grateful to Liberty healthcare and hospice for their wonderful help and direction during this difficult time.

    Thank you for your prayers and support.

    The Leight family

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