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Romelia M. “Millie” Griffy

February 18, 1920 — January 27, 2016

Romelia M. "Millie" Griffy, 95 of Tipton died at 8:25 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at her residence. She was born February 18, 1920 in Elwood, Indiana to Modestino & Ripalta (Lucio) Bonito. On November 14, 1942 she married Robert A. Griffy and he preceded her in death on February 27, 2002.

Romelia worked with her husband at the pharmacy they owned, Griffy Rexall Pharmacy from 1975 – 1985. She enjoyed gardening and yard work.

Romelia is survived by a daughter, Saundra Thompson and husband Jack, Gainesville, Florida; a son, Thomas Griffy and wife Lisa, Frankfort, Indiana; four grandchildren, Michael T. Griffy, Stephen C. Griffy, David A. Griffy, and Elizabeth M. Griffy; three great-grandchildren, Kaleb M. Griffy, Roman I. Griffy, and Isla B. Griffy.

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert; a son, John Griffy; two brothers, Antonio Bonito and Chauncy Bonito.

Romelia's funeral will be at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 3 at Young-Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Dennis Goth presiding. Entombment will follow in Fairview Cemetery Mausoleum, Tipton. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until time of the service on Wednesday.

Memorial contributions in Romelia's honor may be made to either Great Lakes Hospice, 3115 South Webster Street, Kokomo, Indiana, 46902 or the American Cancer Society, 5635 West 96th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46278.

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