The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


May 15, 2013

Cheryl Darlene Connor

LUSBY, MD. — CONNOR – Cheryl Darlene, 66, Lusby, Md., formerly of Darragh, Pa., passed away peacefully at her residence May 8, 2013, with her husband by her side. Born April 29, 1947, in Johnstown, to the late Jacqueline McAchren and the late Frazier Horner. She was the beloved wife of James R. Connor, whom she married on Dec. 29, 1967, at Laurel Hill Gospel Tabernacle Church, Boswell. Cheryl graduated from Jenner-Boswell High School in Boswell and went on to attend Bob Jones University. She was a dedicated mother who battled cancer four times during the past 20 years. Survived by husband of 45 years, James R. Connor, Lusby, Md.; children, Kimberly Fulcher (Mike), Hollywood, Md.; William Connor, Latrobe; Jonathan Connor, Solomons, Md.; Matthew Connor (Kelly), Lexington, Va.; and Jamie Connor, Lusby, Md.; siblings, Lou Anne Mimna, Central City; Nedra A. Ridella, Johnstown; Wesley John McAchren, Bristow, Va.; and Amy Jo Heining, Somerset; eight grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents and stepfather, Ralph McAchren. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at Laurel Hill Gospel Tabernacle Church, 7415 Somerset Pike, Boswell, Pa. 15531, officiated by Pastor Gary Anderson. Arrangements were provide by Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., Lusby, Md.

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