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GRIZZEL (ALLORE), GENEVIEVE YVONNE Grand Blanc Age 86 passed on peacefully at her home with her loving family at her side on Thursday, February 9. Those desiring may make a contribution to Hometown Home Health and Hospice, or the charity of one's choice. Direct Cremation was her choice at this time with a Memorial Visitation 10 a.m. and Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017 in the Spring, her favorite time of year when everything comes to life with color, at Swartz Funeral Home, 1225 West Hill Road. She will be interned at the Great Lakes National Cemetery with her husband Raymond Grizzel who passed February 1, 2014, and son, Lawrence Grizzel. Genevieve was born in Newport, Michigan, on June 4, 1930, the daughter of Lynos and Dorothy Allore (Eavey), and was a resident of Grand Blanc since 1965. She married Ray on September 13, 1947. Genevieve was a Master Gardener and had been approached for publishing of her beautiful gardens and park. She spent hours in her yard propagating her plantings, and feeding her birds. She also loved to prepare wholesome meals always offering food and kindness to anyone who came. When she took the time to sit, she was creating beautiful, flawless afghans, and always gifting them to family and friends. Genevieve also served as a Grand Blanc Township Election Inspector for many years. Her loving family includes son, Richard P. Grizzel and wife, Anne of Traverse City; daughter, Lois A. Sharp-Schneider of Goodrich; brother, Lionel Allore; sons-in-law, David Sharp and Jeffrey Schneider; daughter-in-law, Dianne Wren, grand-children, Katie Grizzel, Alexander Grizzel, Dustin Sharp and fiancee', Kaitlin Mcavinchey, Allore Sharp, Cameron Schneider, Lawrence Scott Grizzel; great-grandchild, Ryken Raymond Sharp, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her kind and loving husband Raymond R. Grizzel, her eldest son, Lawrence Raymond Grizzel, and sister, Marion Gibbs. Your condolences may be shared with the family at
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