Ron, a 4th generation Malloy family member, is a “BOI” (Born On the Island) and inherited the business upon his mother’s death in 2000. He graduated from La Marque High School, Class of 1965, and received his B.S. in Biology from Lamar University. He retired from Dow Chemical in 2004 and graduated from the St. Louis Community College Mortuary Program in 2006. Ron married Linda Koban in 1966, and together they have two daughters – Tiffany and Kristen. Ron is a member of First Lutheran Church of Galveston, where he serves on the Vestry and numerous boards and committees. He is also a longtime volunteer with the Galveston Island Oktoberfest. In his spare time, Ron enjoys playing with his grandson, Koban, fishing, crabbing, and riding his tractor.
Tiffany, a 5th generation Malloy family member, began her career at Malloy’s in 1996, while still a college student. She graduated from Trinity University with a B.S. in Business Administration in 1998 and from Commonwealth School of Mortuary Science in 2000. Tiffany married Jeremy Heallen in 2010, and together they have one son – Koban. Tiffany is a member of First Lutheran Church of Galveston, the Galveston Elks Lodge #126, sustaining member of the Junior League of Galveston County, former Clean Galveston board member, and a longtime volunteer with the Galveston Island Oktoberfest. She spends much of her time chasing Koban, but in her free time enjoys fishing, vegetable and flower gardening, and is an avid Houston Texans fan.
Kristen joined the Malloy staff in 2004. She graduated from Trinity University with a B.S. in Business Administration and a B.S. in Computer Science in 2001. She then earned her MBA in Marketing and Entrepreneurship in 2006 from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. Kristen is a member of First Lutheran Church of Galveston, a former member of the Junior League of Galveston County, a Livestock Committee volunteer with the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, and a longtime Galveston Island Oktoberfest volunteer. She enjoys working out, reading, snow skiing, shooting trap & skeet, fishing, and baking.
Linda began her career at Malloy’s in 1996. She graduated from La Marque High School, class of 1965, and received her B.S. in Education from the University of Houston in 1973 and her Master of Education from the same in 1977. She retired from Alvin ISD, where she served as an Assistant Superintendent. Linda graduated from the St. Louis Community College Mortuary Program in 2006. She married her high school sweetheart, Ron Hanson, in 1966, and together they have two daughters – Tiffany and Kristen. Linda is a member of First Lutheran Church of Galveston and became a Master Gardener in 2007. She is also a longtime volunteer with Galveston Island Oktoberfest. Linda enjoys traveling, working in her yard, and spending time with her grandson, Koban.
Beth joined the Malloy Funerals & Cremations family in February 2017 as a Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer. Born and raised in Wharton County, TX, Beth graduated from Boling High School in 1990 and attended Wharton County Junior College, where she studied Biology. She continued her studies at Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service, receiving her Associates of Science in Funeral Service in 1997. Beth is a second generation funeral director and embalmer, following the career path of her father and Galveston County native, Tom Knapp. In 2014 Beth obtained a Texas insurance license and has earned the designation of Fraternal Insurance Counselor. She is a member of Woodmen Life participating in the Galveston and Texas City Chapters, along with Mainland Toast Masters. In her spare time, Beth enjoys spending time with her family and friends, fishing, kayaking, and is an avid Astros and Texans fan. Beth is married, has one daughter, one grandson, and makes her home in Bayou Vista.
Nathan Kesler joined Malloy Funerals and Cremations in 2016. He was born in Arizona and moved to Texas in 2010. Nathan graduated from Maryvale High School, Class of 1993, and received his AAS from Glendale College in Glendale, AZ. Nathan spent ten years in the Internet industry working with Internet media industry leaders including Primenet, Global Crossing Corporation, and Limelight Networks. He married Sarina Kesler in 1997, and together they have three children. Nathan is a member of Royalwood Pentecostal Church, where he is a musician. He is also a member of the Texas Falconry Club. Nathan enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, and practicing the sport of falconry.
Libby joined the Malloy Funerals & Cremations family in 2009. She is a 1962 graduate of La Marque High School and retired from Bechtel Engineering in 2001. Libby is a longtime volunteer with the Galveston Island Oktoberfest and is the sister-in-law of owner, Ron Hanson. She married Larry Smith in 1984, and together they have three children – Brandon, Brian, and Guy. Libby is always busy cooking, enjoying her grandchildren, or making homemade jams, jellies, and pickles from locally and home-grown fruits and vegetables.
Ladeanna joined the Malloy Funerals & Cremations family in 2015. Originally from Indiana and a 1978 graduate of Orleans High School, Ladeanna came to Texas in 1997. She is married with two sons and three grandsons. Ladeanna is a fantastically hard worker who keeps everything running smoothly for us, and we could never make it without her! She enjoys reading and spending time with her family.
Glenn joined the Malloy Funerals & Cremations family in 1999. He has lived in Galveston since 1936. Glenn retired from Monsanto / Sterling Chemical and is a member of Holy Family Parish, the Holy Family Parish Men’s Club, the Serra Club, and Knights of Columbus #787. He graduated from Kirwin High School, class of 1954. Glenn married Niki Lopez, and together they have four boys – Raymond, David, Bruce, and Jeff. He enjoys golfing, gardening, fishing, traveling, and spending time with his eleven grandchildren.
Grant joined the Malloy Funerals & Cremations family in 2009. He was born in Houston and moved to Galveston in 1942. Grant graduated from Ball High School, class of 1954, and he served eleven years in the Texas National Guard. He retired from Broome Welding in 2000. He married June Anne Greenwood in 1955 and together they have two children – Cheryl and Russell. Grant is a member of the Galveston, Hitchcock, and Texas City Masonic Lodges and the El Mina Shrine, where he served as Potentate in 1994. He is also a volunteer for the Luke Society and Galveston Island Oktoberfest. Grant enjoys traveling, volunteering, and spending time with his children and two grandchildren.
Alfred joined the Malloy Funerals & Cremations family in 2004 after retiring from the furniture business. He is lucky to be a “BOI” (Born On the Island). Alfred is a member of Holy Family Parish, the Holy Family Parish Men’s Club, the Galveston Lions Club, the Rotary Club of Galveston Island, and the Propeller Club. He graduated from Kirwin High School, Class of 1954. Alfred married Marie Covington in 1961, and together they have two children – Jeffrey and Diane. He enjoys spending time with his family, gardening, barbecuing, and helping others by volunteering in the community.
Brian joined the Malloy Funerals & Cremations family in 2013. He is a “BOI” (Born On the Island) and retired from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Police Department. He graduated from O’Connell High School, class of 1976. Brian married Lori Bertolino in 1992, and together they have two children – Kelsey and Katelin. Brian is a member of Holy Family Parish, the Holy Family Parish Men’s Club, a Eucharistic Minister, and the Knights of Columbus #787. He spends much of his time working to landscape our local Catholic cemetery and handing out food at the local food pantry. He also volunteers for a yearly mission trip to Guatemala. Brian enjoys spending time with his family, helping his Dad, traveling, and he is an avid Houston Astros and Dallas Cowboys fan.
Pete joined the Malloy Funerals & Cremations family in 2001. He was born in Yankton, South Dakota but grew up on a farm in Nebraska. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps and then again in the Army Infantry during the Korean Conflict. Pete worked for many years in the construction industry. He is a longtime member of the Galveston Kiwanis, the Propeller Club, and Faith Lutheran Church in Dickinson. Pete enjoys cooking and spending time with his children and grandchildren.