Monday, March 21, 2011


Cheryl L. Sadler, age 66, of Lockport, entered into eternal rest on March 18, 2011 at Niagara Hospice House in Lockport, after a two year battle with pancreatic cancer. Born on December 21, 1944 in Niagara Falls, New York, Cheryl was the daughter of the late Charles and Dorothy (Burch) Chesterfield.

Cheryl grew up in Lewiston, was a 1962 graduate of Lewiston-Porter High School and the 1967 Community Ambassador from Lewiston, traveling to and living in Ceylon for the summer. Cheryl graduated from SUNY Cobleskill with an AAS degree in early childhood education. She received a BS and MS degree in Business Education from State University College at Buffalo. She taught fourth grade at St. Peter's School in Niagara Falls, Kindergarten in Washington DC and retired from teaching in 2004 after having taught business classes at Royalton-Hartland High School for 19 years. Cheryl loved spending time with her family and friends. She enjoyed traveling, music, cooking, crafts and was an accomplished decorative painter. Cheryl also loved and enjoyed the company of her cats and dogs over the years.

Cheryl is survived by her husband of more than 42 years, Ted Sadler; her son Michael C Sadler, daughter-in-law, Jessica (Stoll) Sadler; and granddaughter Mae Sadler; her two sisters, Charlene (Jim) McSweeny of Olcott and Judy (Mike) Heath of Lewiston; as well as nieces, nephews and cousins; also survived by her extended family, Betty Zucco, Richard Zucco, Robert Zucco, Robert's daughters Olivia and Lorena; and her best friend since eighth grade, Marsha Bundy of Florida.

Relatives and friends may call on Monday from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at Prudden & Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee St., Lockport, where funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 12:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations to Roswell Park Cancer Institute and/or to Niagara Hospice would be greatly appreciated.

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