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“Cheryl was a wonderful person to all who she knew. She would always have something funny to say to everyone she worked with. We will all miss her...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Carla Wilmoth - Amherst, OH

“Brian, Becky & Jenny: So very sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. What a great person she was. One of the memories we have of Cheryl was when...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Mark & Kelly May

“I graduated with Cheryl and she will be greatly missed by all her friends from the class of 1970. My prayers and thoughts are with you and know she...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Becky Lenhard - Lewisville, Texas

“So sorry for your loss, may God give you the comfort you need to get thru this time. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. I will cherish...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Anna Worley (Schreckengost)

“Brian, Becky & Jenny: So sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. Your mom was a great person and I will always have fond memories of the times we...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: James & Joyce Pippert Findlay, OH

“Brian, Becky, and Jenny, I am so sorry that I couldn't make it to your mom's funeral. We were surprised to hear the news while we were on vacation....Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Laura Landis - Nova, Ohio

“So sorry to hear about the loss of Cheryl. She was such a great woman. I will miss her laugh, I loved hearing that. My thoughts and prayers go out...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Tracy Johnson - Elyria, OH

“Cheryl has been like a second mother to many of us growing up in Rochester. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Nicole May and Brennan Gregory

“Cheryl impacted so many lives in her short life. My condolences go out to Brian, Aubrey, Jen , Becky , Serena , Orrin , Bill , and Barb I can only...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Barb Staller - Amherst,Ohio

“Sending my sincerest and most heartfelt sympathy. I hope it helps to know that so many loved and cared about Cheryl. May you find peace along grief's...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Dawn Knerien Vancs

“Cheryl was such an amazing woman! Ill always treasure the memories I have of her and spending time at her house growing up. My heart truly aches...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Kimberly Jayjohn (Shively)


Cheryl Diane Rym, 59, a Rochester resident, died Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at the Rehabilitation and Nursing Center at Firelands in New London. Born to Walter and Ellen (nee Lawhead) Flickinger on August 29, 1952, Cheryl graduated from Elyria High School in 1970.

Cheryl loved her job as a cook for Oberlin College. She treasured the time spent with her grandkids, including attending their many sporting events. Cheryl was also involved with the students at the college.

Survivors include her children, Brian (Aubrey) Rym, of New London, Rebecca Rym, of Rochester, and Jennifer Rym, of Rochester; grandchildren, Sirena and Orrin; siblings, William Flickinger, of CA, and Barbara Flickinger, of Lorain. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Gene.

Friends and family will be received on Thursday, August 2 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Norton-Eastman Funeral Home, 370 S. Main St., Wellington where funeral services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Tina Siroki officiating. Burial will take place at a later date at Rochester Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in Cheryl's memory may be directed to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, 44870 or the Friendship APL, 8303 Murray Ridge Rd, Elyria 44035.

Funeral Home
Eastman Funeral Home
200 West Main Street New London, OH 44851
Tel. (419) 929-3781

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