Goodbye to one of our own
It is with sadness that we report that Detroit Based Flight Attendant, Valerie (Val) Ely passed away today. Val began her career with Mesaba Airlines in May of 2001. She was based in Memphis originally and transferred to Detroit when Memphis closed. Valerie served as LECP in Memphis for many years and was involved in the original Mesaba bankruptcy. She was very helpful during the merger of Pinnacle and Mesaba. Anyone that knew Val knew that she loved her job, loved her family and was always there for you if you had a question or concern. This is always difficult when a member of our group passes away, remember that AFA EAP is always available at 1–800–424–2406. Please keep Val’s family in your thoughts today. We will share information about memorial services and expressions of sympathy once the family shares this information.