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Church & Allen Funeral Service

136 Sachem Street, Norwich, CT

OBITUARY

Cheryl E Brown

February 28, 1946September 28, 2019
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UNCASVILLE – Cheryl Elaine DeGroff Brown, 73, went home to be with the Lord on September 28, 2019 after losing her battle with cancer.

Cheryl was born in Schenectady New York on February 28, 1946, daughter to Stanley Earl DeGroff and Dorothy Elizabeth Sheldon. She married her husband Edward Lloyd Brown on May 15, 1965, having been married for 54 years. He survives her. Together they had four (4) boys; Jeffrey A. Brown (Heather), of Uncasville, CT, Lloyd E. Brown (Amanda), of Griswold, CT, Marvin P. Brown of Norwich and Stanley E. Brown of Norwich. She is also survived by three (3) sisters and one (1) brother; Yvonne Sawyer of Troy, NY, Antoinette Tikki DeGroff-Evans of Troy, NY, Deryl Rucker-Stallon of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Stanley DeGroff of Stephentown, NY. She was predeceased by two (2) brothers and two (2) sisters; Robert DeGroff, Ricardo Alexander DeGroff, Donna DeGroff and Dorothy Curtis. She is survived by seventeen (17) grandchildren; Isabella Brown, Jeremiah Brown, Alexander Edwards, Shayla Lombardo-Brown, Elijah Brown, Jeffrey Brown Jr, Sean Brown, Marvin Brown Jr., Stanley Brown, Davon Brown, Niyah Brown, Marcus Brown, Alexander Brown, Dominique Brown, Kayla Brown, Jordan Brown, and Isaiah Brown. She is also survived by fifteen (15) great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Cheryl also leaves behind two best friends; Cindy Coutu and Barbara Wilcox.

Cheryl worked for 21 years at Foxwoods Casino in the Bingo Hall as a cashier and truly loved her bingo. She also worked for Companions & Homemakers in Norwich before becoming ill. Cheryl loved her family and friends very much. She would go out of her way and do anything for anyone. She was the type of person who would want everyone to get along with no arguing.

Our family would like to thank the Norwichtown Rehabilitation and Care Center for all their love and support for our family as well as caring for our mom.

Calling Hours will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 10am till noon at Church & Allen Funeral Home, 136 Sachem St., Norwich, CT. A Funeral Service will be held at noon at the funeral home. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.

To leave a condolence or share a memory, please visit www.churchandallen.com

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Calling Hours / Visitation Saturday, October 5, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, October 5, 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Burial is Private at The Convenience of The Family

Memories

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Janet Wilber

October 16, 2019

Cheryl was a wonderful person. I worked with her at the mill back in the 70's and 80's. She was a hard worker and a lovely lady. Blessings for the entire family.

Stanley DeGroff

October 1, 2019

Uncle Eddie and cousins I’m very sorry for your loss. Aunt Cheryl was truly a loving woman and is going to be deeply missed.

Donna Lessard

October 1, 2019

To your beautiful heart to your smile that would light up a room. You fought hard dear friend. 💗 RIP Sweet Lady😇 Heaven received a Beautiful Angel.

Linda Hillyer

October 1, 2019

Cheryl and I worked together in bingo.
We had a hell of a lot of fun.Playing bingo at chesterfields,what a hoot I will all ways remember the good times we all had.
You were a true friend you could all ways
talk to you
You will never be forgotten.
Rest In Peace dear Cheryl Brown you will be truly miss and loved Glad to have had you for a friend
Luv ya girl Linda Hillyer

Cindy Coutu

September 30, 2019

My dear friendCheryl we shared alot of laughs and many stories of our personal life treasures .l worked with you in bingo and had so much fun together. I held your hand ,kissed your face and told you l love you. I am so happy l was there ,to say see you in heaven my dear friend. Love you💓 Cindy RIP

Kim & Jim Amado

September 30, 2019

I've known you since age 15 you always kept me on the straight & narrow. You were an amazing Woman & Friend. We will miss you dearly. ❤❤❤

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