Cheryl A. Cole, 58, of 7405 Warner Road, Sherman, passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning (Aug. 9, 2014), in her home. She was the wife of Kevin C. Cole, whom she married Dec. 31, 1992.
Cheryl was born Aug. 23, 1955, in Jamestown, N.Y., the daughter of the late Arthur and Dorothy (Prescott) Verry. She received her master's degree in speech pathology after attending the University at Buffalo and the State University at Fredonia.
She had worked as a speech pathologist at Mayville, Sherman and Chautauqua Central Schools, retiring from Chautauqua Lake in 2014. Cheryl had worked in the schools for 31 years and loved teaching.
Cheryl was a member of the Mayville Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary, Veterans of Foreign Wars in Corry, Pa., Jamestown Vietnam Veterans Association and the Lakewood Rod & Gun Ladies Auxiliary.
In addition to her husband Kevin, surviving are three brothers: A. Donald (Linda) Verry of Santee, Calif., George P. (Mary) Verry of Davenport, Iowa, and Lawrence E. (Diane) Verry of Chula Vista, Calif.; a nephew, Timothy A. (Janet) Verry of Cleveland, Ohio; and an aunt, Barthelene Wajda of Chelmsford, Mass. She is also survived by a longtime close family friend of over 30 years, Harry L. Gordon, Jr.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Frederick A. Verry who died in 1969 during the Vietnam War; a nephew, Michael S. Verry; and an aunt, Eleanor Letskey of Worcester, Mass.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Sears officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Stanley Hose Co., P.O. Box 574, Sherman, NY 14781 or the Fred Verry Memorial Fund, c/o Jamestown Boys & Girls Club, 62 Allen St., Jamestown, NY 14701.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Cheryl at www.lindfuneralhome.com.