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Lila Mealoy

1943 - 2021

Lila Faye Mealoy age 77 of Cheboygan passed away March 26, 2021 at home.

She was born April 24, 1943 in Cheboygan to Howard and Clista (Carson) Vallance, the youngest of a family of nine.

Lila loved to spend time with her family, she was a matriarch. She enjoyed going to church and being with her fellow believers. She loved listening to music and watching tv. Lila worked for 21 years for Cheboygan Adult Education as well as working at the Cheboygan Senior Center as a book keeper. She worked for PNC Bank for 5 years as a bank teller. Then went to work selling tickets for Starline in Mackinaw City.

She is survived by her husband, Russell; children, David Griswold, Maryellen (Mike) Cherry, Roger (Dianne) Griswold; 22 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; brother, Erwin Vallance;

Lila is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Neil Griswold; six brothers and two sisters.

Friends may visit at the Zion Christian Fellowship on Friday, April 2nd from 6-8 p.m. Visitation will resume on Saturday from 1 p.m. through time of her funeral at 2 p.m. with Pastor Russ Jones officiating.

Memorials may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Cheboygan Hospice House, or Zion Christian Fellowship.

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