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Hardage - Giddens Chapel Hills Funeral Home and Cemetery

850 St Johns Bluff Road North, Jacksonville, FL

OBITUARY

Cheryl Lynn Bridges

January 10, 1962October 28, 2019
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Cheryl Lynn Bridges passed into the arms of her beloved Mother in heaven on October 28, 2019. Born with Down Syndrome, Cheryl had many obstacles to overcome. She was successful in her life's task of spreading love and understanding to everyone she met. She was instrumental in the founding of "The Cheryl Lynn Training Centers" in Miami, Florida and Sembach, Germany. She was also the inspiration of founding of a training center in Albany, Georgia. She is survived by her Father Travis L. Bridges, her sister Lisa CR Snyder, her nieces Jessica Shukin, Jordyn Jarozeski, nephew Jakob Snyder, grandnieces Deborah Harp and Kathy Riggs and an extended loving family and friends. Cheryl attended L'Arche Jacksonville Rainbow Program for 19 years exceeding in oil paints and crafts and music. Her family will be receiving friends at her visitation at Hardage-Giddens Chapel Hills Funeral Home 850 St Johns Bluff Rd N Jacksonville, FL 32225 on Sunday November 3, 2019 from 6 to 8 pm. Home going services will be held at Jacksonville Central Church of The Nazarene 2130 University Blvd N Jacksonville, FL 32244 at noon on Monday November 4, 2019. Her burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery 4535 Main St N, Jacksonville, FL 32206 following her service Monday at the church, entering through Gate 5. Honorary Pallbearers are going to be US Ambassador Nancy Soderberg; Hon. Mayor Alvin Brown; Dr. James Keck, MD, Capt, USN; Dr. Harvey Sher, MD; Dir. Chief Ray Alfred; Patricia Sher Esq; Msgt George Gillis, USMC Ret. Chief Jimmy Snyder, JFRD; Kenneth Shukin; Billee Bussard, and Hazel Gillis. Flowers are appreciated or in lieu of flowers, donations to L'Arche Jacksonville 700 Arlington Rd N Jacksonville, FL 32211-9901 can be made in Cheryl's honor. Please Sign the guestbook at www.Hardage-GiddensChapelHills.com HARDAGE-GIDDENS, CHAPEL HILLS FUNERAL HOME, 850 St Johns Bluff Road North is serving the family.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Jessica Shukin, Pallbearer
  • Jordyn Jaroszeski, Pallbearer
  • Jacob Snyder, Pallbearer
  • Justin Jaroszeski, Pallbearer
  • Jason Getreu, Pallbearer
  • Kimberly King, Pallbearer
  • U.S. Ambassador Nancy Soderberg, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Hon. Mayor Alvin Brown, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Dr. James Keck MD CAPT USN, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Dr. Harvey Sher MD, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Dir. Chief Ray Alfred JFRD, Honorary Pallbearer
  • MSGT George Gillis USMC RET, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Patricia R. Sher ESQ., Honorary Pallbearer
  • Kenneth Shukin, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Billee Bussard, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, November 3, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, November 4, 2019
  • Committal Service Monday, November 4, 2019

Memories

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James Eddy

November 2, 2019

Travis
I just wanted to say I'm sorry for your loss. My heart is with your family.

Kelly Racine

November 1, 2019

Thinking of you all here in London. With love. Peter and I lit a candle for Cheryl at Westminster Cathedral I will always remember her kindness and quick wit. Lisa and Travis holding you so close. ❤️🙏🏻

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Biography

Cheryl Lynn Bridges passed into the arms of her beloved Mother in heaven on October 28, 2019. Born with Down Syndrome, Cheryl had many obstacles to overcome. She was successful in her life's task of spreading love and understanding to everyone she met. She was instrumental in the founding of "The Cheryl Lynn Training Centers" in Miami, Florida and Sembach, Germany. She was also the inspiration of founding of a training center in Albany, Georgia.
She is survived by her Father Travis L. Bridges, her sister Lisa CR Snyder, her nieces Jessica Shukin, Jordyn Jarozeski, nephew Jakob Snyder, grandnieces Deborah Harp and Kathy Riggs and an extended loving family and friends. Cheryl attended L'Arche Jacksonville Rainbow Program for 19 years exceeding in oil paints and crafts and music.
Her family will be receiving friends at her visitation at Hardage-Giddens Chapel Hills Funeral Home 850 St Johns Bluff Rd N Jacksonville, FL 32225 on Sunday November 3, 2019 from 6 to 8 pm. Home going services will be held at Jacksonville Central Church of The Nazarene 320 University Blvd N Jacksonville, FL 32244 at noon on Monday November 4, 2019. Her burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery 4535 Main St N, Jacksonville, FL 32206 following her service Monday at the church, entering through Gate 5.
Honorary Pallbearers are going to be US Ambassador Nancy Soderberg; Hon. Mayor Alvin Brown; Dr. James Keck, MD, Capt, USN; Dr. Harvey Sher, MD; Dir. Chief Ray Alfred; Patricia Sher Esq; Msgt George Gillis, USMC Ret. Chief Jimmy Snyder, JFRD; Kenneth Shukin; Billee Bussard, and Hazel Gillis.
Flowers are appreciated or in lieu of flowers, donations to L'Arche Jacksonville 700 Arlington Rd N Jacksonville, FL 32211-9901 can be made in Cheryl's honor.
Please Sign the guestbook at www.Hardage-GiddensChapelHills.com
HARDAGE-GIDDENS, CHAPEL HILLS FUNERAL HOME, 850 St Johns Bluff Road North is serving the family.