Cheryl “Cheri” Jean Ament, 76, of Wooster died on Saturday, November 12, 2022 at Smithville Western Care Center.
She was born June 8, 1946 in Mansfield to Harold and Margaret Clark Teeter. On August 31, 1968, she married John Thomas Ament. He survives.
Cheri graduated Magna Cum Laude from Muskingum University and had been a primary school librarian for many years. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic church where she sang in the choir. Cheri loved cats, especially Siamese, working outside and reading fiction. She was an avid stamp collector, enjoyed playing the piano, tennis, working jigsaw puzzles, crosswords and Sudoku.
Along with her husband, she is survived by her children Chris (Chris J.) Ament of North Royalton and Laura (Michael) Taylor of Geelong, Australia; grandchildren Alex Ament, Isabelle “Rilie” Taylor and Luke Taylor and a sister Maddie “Barb” O’Callin of Portland, OR.
Cheri was preceded in death by her parents.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at 11:00 AM at St. Mary Catholic Church, 527 Beall Ave, Wooster. Interment will follow at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Seville, OH. The service will be livestreamed on the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home Facebook Page.
Friends will be received on Monday from 4:00-6:00 PM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster.
Contributions may be directed to the National Wildlife Federation, P.O.Box 1583, Merrifield, VA 22116-1583 or to the ASPCA, c/o ASPCA Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 96929, Washington, DC 20090-6929.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com