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OBITUARY -- CHERYL A. MCQUAID
Cheryl A. McQuaid passed away on September 29, 2018 after a long fought battle with cancer.
Cheryl was born in Lowell, MA on September 10, 1957. She has lived in Hudson, NH for 46 years at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John McQuaid. Cheryl was a graduate of Alvirne High School with the class of 1977.
Shel was a young woman who found deep spirituality in the celebrations of her church, St. Kathryn Church in Hudson, NH and bringing joy to all who had the great fortune of being around her.
Cheryl loved people, she enjoyed helping wherever needed. Cheryl loved to sing in the choir, to travel, to do her search and find books, and her favorite TV programs were The Wizard of Oz and the I Love Lucy Show. Her favorite songs were “Somewhere over the Rainbow” and “When You Wish Upon a Star.”
She enjoyed her weekends in Portsmouth with her sister, Barbara and niece, Ryann and visiting her aunts and uncles in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. She maintained her tradition every Sunday to go to her favorite restaurant after mass with her special ladies from church.
She is survived by her sisters, Barbara McQuaid of Seattle, Washington and Diane (McQuaid) Gauthier and her husband Norman from North Fort Myers, FL; her brother, John McQuaid and his wife Rosalie McQuaid of Nashua. Cheryl has many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She loved being a Godmother to her niece Nicole Warren and her nephew Gordon McQuaid.
The McQuaid family would like extend their heartfelt thank you to the Community Hospice House and the Fairview Nursing Home for all the love and attention provided to their daughter Cheryl during this difficult time.
Cheryl was predeceased by her brother Michael McQuaid.
All funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of ANCTIL-ROCHETTE & SON FUNERAL HOME, 21 Kinsley Street, Nashua. Our of respect to the McQuaid family, there will not be calling hours and a Mass of Remembrance and private burial service will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Cheryl’s name to the Community Hospice House, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054.