French, Cheryl Ann

French, Cheryl Ann


Cheryl Ann French, 63, passed away peacefully, after battling a long illness on June 20th, 2022, at a family home in Orland. She was born February 25th, 1959, in Bangor, the daughter of Phillip R. French Sr. and Sandra J. (Benson) French.

Cheryl graduated from MDI High School, class of 1977. She went on to work most of her career in the medical field, doing home health care and Hospice, helping others.

Cheryl was an avid crocheter and enjoyed making beautiful afghans and sweaters for her family. She had a love for cats throughout her life.

Cheryl was a beloved mother, daughter, grandmother, sister, aunt and was a 2nd mother to so many.

Cheryl is survived by her much loved daughter, SaraRose French; her grandchildren Athena Sadler and Henry Bray; her mother Sandra French and stepmother, Florence French; her siblings, brother, Phillip French Jr and wife Cindy; sisters, Cathleen Newbegin and Jennifer French; her nieces & nephews Keith French, Kelly Mastran and husband Jeremy, April Cunningham and fiancé Adam Fitzgerald, Jessica Pao and husband San, Dacatur French, Dakotah French, Cayla French and husband Iain Richardson, many great nieces and nephews, and a special cousin Sandra Bauer and family. Cheryl is predeceased by her father, Phillip French Sr., her brother, Thomas French; brother-in-law, Jeffrey Newbegin; nephew, Christopher Cunningham; and a special Aunt, Virginia Wilbur.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00pm  Sunday, July 10th at the Sunnyside cemetery in Eastbrook.

There will be a reception afterwards at her Aunt Ginny’s camp on Webb Pond, a place she loved.

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3 Condolences

  • Gloria Pizzuto Posted June 28, 2022 5:03 pm

    For Cheryl French, my friend.

  • Gloria French Posted June 30, 2022 3:01 pm

    My cousin my friend you are forever in my heart hugs to all of your family

  • Dean Basher Posted June 30, 2022 4:42 pm

    My prayers go out to the all the family and friends. May you all find comfort in our Lord Jesus Christ.

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