April 15, 1935 - November 2, 2020
Jean Catherine Griffor, 85, of Saginaw, our loving, caring, and devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend was born into eternal life on the morning of Monday, November 2, 2020 at her home. Jean was born in Saginaw on April 15, 1935, the daughter of the late Herman and Elizabeth (Hellus) Lamblin. Jean graduated from Saginaw High School. She was united in marriage to Edward L. Griffor on March 15, 1957. Sadly, Ed preceded Jean in death on November 16, 2012, after 57 wonderful years of marriage. Jean leaves to carry on her legacy, her children: Catherine Griffor, Jerry Griffor, Penny (Vern) Cole, Eugene (Valary) Griffor, and Clarence (Vanessa) Griffor; twenty-one grandchildren, Eddie Griffor, Bobby (Nikki) Griffor, Nicole (Emmaneul) Ezell, Latoya (Gary) Griffor, Tiffany (Lorenzo) Griffor, Devonda (Samuel) Thomas, Brittany (Joshua) Emeott, Kayla (Casey) Griffor, Andrea (Brian) Whitney, Mackenzie Griffor, Ashley (Daniel) Perez, Rebecca Booth, Mia Griffor, Michael Booth, Brandon Hales, Pacie Griffor, Christopher Griffor, Jannette Griffor, Colton Griffor, Abigail Griffor, and James Curtis; thirty-three great-grandchildren; siblings, Eugene (Rose) Lamblin, Cathy Garrison, Leola Bitterman, Nancy (James) McDowell, Jim (Mary) Lamblin, and Pat Borske; sistes-in-law, Leona Huggard and Elaine Steiger; special sisters-in-law, Liz and Char; goddaughter, Clara Mickelson, along with many nieces, nephews, and friends. In addition to her parents and her husband, Jean was preceded in death by her sons, Edward Griffor, Joseph Griffor and infant, William Griffor; one daughter, Diane Griffor; in-laws, Joseph and Hazel Griffor; brothers, Edward Lamblin, Clarence Lamblin, and Albert Lamblin; sisters, Joyce Wenzel, Janet Strudgeon; great-grandson, Logan Whitney; great-granddaughter, Dasjha Griffor; special friends, Donna Sue Smith, Earnestene (Eddie) Shivers, and Buzz (Julie) Parks. “Take your heavenly rest our beautiful Angel. Remember it is not goodbye, but see you later.” Private arrangements have been entrusted to Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services (formerly Reitz-Herzberg), 1550 Midland Rd., between State & Gratiot. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the hospice staff for their exceptional care and a special thank you to Catherine Griffor, Clarence Lamblin, Penny Cole, and Valary Griffor. Memorial contributions may be directed to the wishes of the family, c/o Penny & Eugene Griffor. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at www.skorupskis.com.
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