Kristen L. Malinofski

Published 9:32 am Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Kristen L. Malinofski, 53, of Kill Devil Hills died of chronic liver disease January 27, 2020 in Greenville. Kristen was born in Jacksonville. She was the daughter of the late Theodore Ward and the wife of the late Warren Malinofski, who died recently.

Kristen was raised in Pittsburgh, Pa. but considered the Outer Banks home – where she raised her four children. Surviving are her mother Candace Ward of Pittsburgh, Pa.; daughters, Meghan Murray of Manns Harbor and Nicole Witmer (Josh) of Asheville; sons Zachary Dauenhauer and Erik Dauenhauer, both of Kill Devil Hills; sister Kelly Ward, also of Pittsburgh; grandchildren Easton Murray and Charley Witmer, as well as other family members and friends.

The family has no plans for services at this time. In lieu of flowers, Kristen’s kids are gratefully welcoming donations toward their mother’s cremation expenses made directly to Gallop Funeral Services, 252-216-8030.

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