Cheryl Ann LaPonsey
Age 68, of Davisburg, passed away on April 26, 2023. In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family on Cheryl’s Tribute Wall at detroitcremationsociety.com.
Cheryl Ann LaPonsey was born on May 15, 1954, in Pontiac, Michigan, the daughter of Paul B. and Marilyn (Case) Smith. In 1972 she married Allen Coleman, and together they raised 3 children. In 1999, she married Glenn LaPonsey and they spent 20 wonderful years together before his passing.
Cheryl had a vibrant personality with a love for life. Her children and grandchildren were the light of her life, and she proudly took every opportunity to share that with anyone who would listen.
Spending time visiting with family and friends was a priority. She sincerely enjoyed knowing what was going on in their lives and cared about the stories they shared. Her passion & care for others was genuine.
Cheryl worked for Huron Valley Sinai Hospital for 29 years. She began her career in housekeeping, later advancing to become an Anesthesia Tech, which she took great pride in.
Cheryl is survived by her son Allen Coleman, Jr. (Candi), daughters, Katherine Abbott (Jerry) and Angela Phillips (Dave); grandchildren, Nicole, Vanessa, Brittany, Tiffaney, Lauren, Kaylie, and Joey; and 7 great-grandchildren.
Cheryl is preceded in death by her parents, Paul B. & Marilyn Smith; brothers, Paul G. Smith and Michael Smith; and sisters, Marlene Beebe, Penni Krupinski, and husband Glenn LaPonsey.
Her life will be celebrated on Saturday, May 6, 2023, at the VFW Hall located at 3200 Duck Lake Rd N, Highland, MI 48357 at 11:30 am.
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