S. Cherry

S. Cherry

2011

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S. John Cherry "Jack" Elmira: Age 96, passed away Friday September 16, 2011. In following his wishes there will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Lourdes Church on Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Private committal prayers will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery. The family will provide flowers. Jack graduated from Newark College of Engineering at the top of his class in Electrical Engineering, did his graduate work at Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, and was a member of the Honorary Society, Tau Beta Pi. He had a number of managerial positions at Westinghouse, had 20 patents and received the prestigious corporate award "Order of Merit". Jack was co-founder of the local society of the National Quality Control Society. He was chairman of the National Quality Standards Committee for Electron Devices. Jack was a member of Toastmasters for many years, a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and the Community Kitchen. His wife Doris, son Bill, and brother Gene predeceased him. Survivors are sons, Jack Cherry of Memphis NY, Dr. James Cherry of Virginia Beach VA, and daughter Barbara Brearley of Queensbury NY; along with 6 grandchildren and one great grandchild.
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