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Cheryl (Hansen) Langer

April 14th, 2016

Cheryl Ann Langer (Hansen), age 63, of West Palm Beach, FL, formerly of Maplewood, NJ & Tewksbury, MA, passed away on April 10, 2016, following a courageous battle with cancer.

Cheryl is the beloved wife of 22 years to Sherman L. Langer, devoted mother of Jennifer Rasbold of Basking Ridge, New Jersey, Edward Rasbold & his wife Kimberlee of Flagstaff, Arizona, and Eric Rasbold & his wife Katrina of Grizzly Flats, California, step-mother of Jennifer Langer Jacobs & husband Barry of Highland Park, NJ and Matthew Langer, loving grandmother of Corben, Draydon, Taran, Ashlin, Nathan, Dylan, Delena and Callie and great grandmother to Nathaniel, Matthew & Anna. Cherished daughter of Margaret F. (Rooney) Hansen and the late Claire E. “Bill” Hansen of Whittier, CA, dear sister of Susan Kelley & husband James of Chino Hills, CA, Donna Niikkonen & husband Pekka of Redmond, WA and Barbara Stratton & husband Robert of Douglasville, PA. Cheryl is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave., (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Wednesday, April 20th at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Dorothy’s Church, Main St., (Rte. 38), Wilmington, at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 19th from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Memorial donations in Cheryl’s name may be made to American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA  01701.  Cheryl was raised in Tewksbury and a graduate of Tewksbury High School with the Class of 1971. She lived in Maplewood, New Jersey for many years before moving to West Palm Beach, FL. At the time of her death, Cheryl was employed as a Registered Nurse at the Holy Cross Hospital in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Cheryl has touched the lives of so many with her open heart and generosity. Cheryl’s family would like to thank the amazing Nurses at Palm Gardens Hospice for making sure she remained comfortable, in peace and with all of her family.

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5 Entries in Guest Book for “Cheryl (Hansen) Langer”

  1. Janice Schuck says:

    My deepest sympathy to Sherman and family. Cheryl brought her professionalism to the job, her sense of calm to an ever-changing work environment and her broad business experiences to help build a stronger research department and her culinary talents just to balance things off. Cheryl was incredibly generous and giving of her time to listen and her sage advice when needed. We will hold a special place in our hearts for Cheryl always.

  2. Debra Johnson (formerly from Tewksbury) says:

    I am sorry to hear about Cheryl’s passing. My prayers and thoughts go out to the whole family. I have been friends with the Hansen family for 40 plus years. I will be thinking of you.
    “There are no Goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will alwys be in (our) my heart”….Gandhi

  3. Maryanne Running says:

    Cheryl was one of a kind, an exceptional woman, so thoughtful, caring, kind, gentle and professional. When we needed medical care for Mom, Cheryl was there and gave freely of her time and talent. When my parents were alone, Cheryl always looked out for their welfare. Even when she was in the hospital, Cheryl was concerned about my parents’ health and well being. She was an easy person to love, and we all truly loved her. Cheryl will live on in our hearts; she will not be forgotten.
    Our deepest sympathies to Sherman and the entire family.
    Maryanne, Mary and Tom

  4. Linda Peterson says:

    Cheryl was the type of friend that no matter how long the time or how infrequent the conversation, we just picked up where we left off! She was one of the ‘true’ friends, that will forever be in my life and heart. We shared so many laughs and so many tears. I’m so grateful that she was part of my life. I will always love you CAH!

  5. Vita Marie (Sinopoli) Graham says:

    Margaret, I was so sorry to hear of Cheryl’s passing. Please know you are all in my prayers. Vita Marie (SINOPOLI) Graham.

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