Elsie M. Cherry of Port Jervis, N.Y., dies at age 80


Make text smaller Make text larger





Elsie M. Cherry of Port Jervis, N.Y., passed away Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at her home. She was 80.

Daughter of Leslie and Grace Petito Fox, she was born on Oct. 4, 1937, in Port Jervis.

She married Earl L. Cherry Sr., who predeceased her in 2007.

Survivors include her sons, Earl L. Cherry Jr. of Walker Lake, Pa., and Donald Cherry and his wife, Myra, of Dingmans Ferry, Pa.; daughter, Vicki Sweeney of Port Jervis; brother, Leslie Fox and his wife, Donna, of The Villages, Fla.; her beloved grandchildren, Jennifer Gill, Elizabeth Tomesheski, Kristin Glogowski, Kathryn Shuster, David Cherry, and Christina Onyan; great-grandchildren, Sierra and Sean Gill, Grace and Julian Tomesheski; and several nieces and nephews.

She was pre-deceased by her son William Cherry in May 2016.

Graveside services and interment will be private at Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, N.Y.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Eastern Div., 121 Executive Drive, New Windsor, NY 12553; or to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215. A

Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Port Jervis.



Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

How to get elected workshop, explained
By Frances Ruth Harris
— Don't expect campaign spin, but a focus on the roles, responsibilities, and rewards of public service.

Read more »
Image

North wins against DV in thriller varsity basketball
By Ken Hubeny
MILFORD — So it was Friday, Jan. 11, and North Pocono came to visit Delaware Valley Junior Varsity and...

Read more »
Image

Winter Lights' Mac & Chili Challenge moves to St. Patrick's
— For more than seven years, the public has sampled tasty mac 'n cheese and, more recently, chili dishes entered by local residents...
Read more »
Image

Food pantry reaches out to furloughed and unpaid government workers
Editor's note: James Snodgrass, advisory board member of the Ecumenical Food Pantry of Pike County, sent to the Courier the following open letter to furloughed and unpaid...
Read more »
Image

VIDEOS



Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers



MOST COMMENTED



Weather in Milford, PA