Peaceful 09

Cheryl A. (Orlosky) McDowell

September 30, 1962 ~ January 2, 2020 (age 57)

Obituary

McDOWELL – Cheryl, 57, Conemaugh Township passed away at Windber Hospice on January 2, 2020. Preceded in death by her parents, Michael and Helen (Kocsis) Orlosky, and son, Derek Michael on October 31, 2017. Survived by her husband, Dennis; daughter, Ariel, and the following family: John and Linda Orlosky; Trish Chanda and John Chanda. Cheryl was a member of the former St. Stephen’s Catholic Church and current member of Resurrection Roman Catholic Parish. At Cheryl’s request, please honor her wishes for a private service and burial. There will also be no visitation or viewing. Please consider a donation in memory of Cheryl and Derek to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Western PA and WV, Attn: Greater Alleghenies Chapter, 333 E. Carson St., Suite 441, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. The family would like to thank Dr. Ibrahim Sbeitan, Amy Riley, Dawn Springer and the entire staff of Conemaugh Cancer Center, Dr. Kelly Warshel and the Nursing staff of Windber Hospice for their compassionate care of Cheryl, Chris and John Falduto, Fr. George Gulash, Family and Friends. We are also very grateful to our family at TJ Maxx Johnstown and Pittsburgh District 1208 for their prayers, support, cards and meals.

I give you this one thought to keep

I am with you still, I do not sleep.

I am a thousand winds that blow,

I am the diamond glints on snow,

I am the sunlight on ripened grain,

I am the gentle autumn rain.

When you awaken in the morning’s hush,

I am the swift, uplifting rush of quiet birds in circled flight.

I am the soft stars that shine at night.

Do not think of me as gone

I am with you still in each new dawn

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