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Melissa Griffey San Antonio, Texas

Published: Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 11:30 a.m. CST • Updated: Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 12:04 p.m. CST

Melissa Marie Griffey, 29, died Dec. 18, 2012.

A celebration of life will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 5310 Stahl Rd., San Antonio, Texas. Toon Funeral Home, Downers Grove, Ill., is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be directed to the Catholic Diocese of Moshi Tanzania, www.moshidiocese.org.

Melissa was a graduate of St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas, and a member of Chi Sigma Iota Sorority.

Melissa is survived by her parents, Terry Griffey and Phyllis Griffey; brother Brian (Allison) Griffey; grandparents, Evelyn Griffey and Phillip Balda; and Jake Luna.

Melissa was preceded in death by her grandparents, Harley Griffey and Patricia Balda.

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