SEARSPORT — Cheryl Ruth Grendell, 78, passed away at home Jan. 28, 2022. She was born June 30, 1943, to Rexford Thompson and Constance Grant.

Cheryl graduated from Searsport High School in 1961. She enjoyed spending time with family, crocheting, reading and canoeing with her son.

She was predeceased by both parents; her son, Preston Grendell Jr.; stepfather Howard “Red” Grant and infant brother.  Cheryl is survived by granddaughters Crystal Betts and husband Curtiss, and Tara Grendell and husband Justin Milliken; great-grandchildren Kylie, Dakota, Justice, Haylei and Brooke; great-great grandchildren Emma, Peyton, Ryder, Riverlynn; and many other family and friends.

At her request, there will be no services.  Memories and condolence may be shared at

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