Cheryl A. (Dey) Ring

September 13th, 2016

Cheryl (Dey) Ring, age 70, of Wilmington, was called “safely home” on September 13th surrounded by her loving family.

Cheryl was born on April 17, 1946 and was the daughter of the late John and Catherine Dey. She graduated from Tewksbury Memorial High School.

She is survived by her loving, dedicated husband of 49 years. John “Stew” Ring, two daughters Debbie Buendo and her husband Dan of East Longmeadow, Cindy Drislane and her husband Matt of West Newbury, a son John Ring and his wife Sandra of Shelton, CT. Cheryl also leaves her stepmother Joan Dey of Tewksbury, three sisters Joan Ryan of Tewksbury, Jeanie Snook of Atkinson, NH, Eileen Tufts of Nashua, NH and a brother in law James Ring of Wilmington, as well as many nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by her eight grandchildren Alexandra, Nicholas, Rachael, Amanda, Katie, Grace, Madyson and Hannah who were the joys of her life.

Cheryl dedicated herself to caring and raising her family; they were her world. Prior to her illness, she loved to cook and entertain for her family and friends and enjoyed traveling with her husband and her family especially on their many trips to Disney World.

The family would like to thank the VNA of Middlesex – East especially Emily Haley and Cathy Smith for their compassion.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Saturday, September 17th at 10:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington, at 11:30 a.m. Interment to follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting Hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday, September 16th from 4:00-8:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions in Cheryl’s name may be made to VNA of Middlesex-East, 607 North Ave, Suite 17, Wakefield, MA 01880 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472.


9 Entries in Guest Book for “Cheryl A. (Dey) Ring”

  1. Elena and Denny says:

    Memories of love for Cheryl are treasures to carry with you always, a beautiful woman inside and out who was loved by all of us.

  2. Dave Drislane says:

    A difficult journey for Cheryl and her family; a wonderful loving woman. Now she is at rest.

  3. Sally Radomski says:

    Stan and I send our deepest sympathies to Stew and all of Cheryl’s family. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  4. John Wall says:

    Cindy, Julie and I have you and your family in our thoughts. Our deep sympathies to you all.

  5. Betty & Leo Ring says:

    When we think of Cheryl all we can do is Smile. She was the most beautiful person inside and out…and she made everyone around her feel that way. She will forever be missed by everyone who knew her. Our prayers go out to you Stew, Debbie, Cindy, John and the grandkids.

  6. Diane Stewart says:

    Dear The Ring & Dey Families,

    Thinking of Cheryl & all the years I had the pleasure of knowing her puts a smile on my face . Such a kind soul. She was a beautiful lady both inside & out .

    May you all find comfort in all the wonderful memories .

    With my heartfelt sympathy ,


  7. PAul St Hilaire says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and the whole Ring family, I have fond memories of you and Cheryl, while living in the Ring home next door to your father.
    Cheryl was a lovely and caring person


  8. Lisa Kapala says:

    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your wife, Cheryl. I have fond memories of you both at the Knights! I am thinking of you and hoping you are ok. you I did not find out about her passing until Saturday and sadly, missed my chance to say good bye and to see you. I am sending you peace and love. Lisa Kapala

  9. Rosemary Murray says:

    Stew: so sorry for your loss, may she rest in peace

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