Jane E. Cherichetti
ATHOL — Funeral services were held on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, at Witty’s Funeral Home in Orange for Jane E. (York) Cherichetti, 75, of Philip Road, who died Dec. 6, at Quabbin Valley Healthcare in Athol.
The Rev. Beverly Prestwood-Taylor of the Athol Congregational Church officiated. Words of remembrance were offered by family and friends. Interment followed in Silver Lake Cemetery, Athol. The bearers were David Bourbeau, Jared Bourbeau, Mark Cherichetti, Ronnie Cherichetti Sr., Ronnie Cherichetti Jr., and Michael Cherichetti.
Following the interment, a reception was held at Fellowship Hall of the Athol Congregational Church.
Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main St., Orange, was honored with directing the arrangements.
ATHOL — Jane E. (York) Cherichetti, 75, of Philip Road, died on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, at Quabbin Valley Healthcare (God’s doorstep) under hospice care after a five-year battle with cancer.
Born in Boston on Jan. 27, 1940, a daughter of Walter L. and Evelyn (Brown) York, she grew up in Colrain, and graduated from Arms Academy in Shelburne Falls with the class of 1958. While in high school, Jane was a cheerleader.
On July 2, 1977, Jane married Ronald P. Cherichetti and they enjoyed 38 years together until his death on Nov. 12, 2015. Jane was previously married to Roland H. Bourbeau.
Jane had worked at Athol Travel Agency Inc., before retiring and had also worked at Liesel’s Bridge To Beauty and for a long time at MacMannis Florist and Greenhouses.
Jane enjoyed being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, gardening, genealogy, traveling and movies.
She was also a member of the Athol Congregational Church.
Survivors include her son, David Bourbeau and his wife, Florence, of Royalston; daughter, Lori Blanchard of Richmond, N.H.; grandchildren, Jared Bourbeau of Phillipston, Sarah Bourbeau of Hadley, Ronny Cherichetti of Sturbridge and April Sararia of Minnesota; many great-grandchildren; and stepchildren, Ronny Cherichetti and his wife, Penny Lee, of Wareham, Michael Cherichetti and his companion, Linda Hanssen, of Athol, and Mark Cherichetti and his wife, Robyn, of Daytona, Fla.
A calling hour will be held on Thursday morning, Dec. 10, from 10 to 11 a.m., at Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main St., Orange.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 10, at Witty’s Funeral Home in Orange with Rev. Beverly Prestwood-Taylor of the Athol Congregational Church officiating.
Interment will follow in Silver Lake Cemetery, Athol.
Memorial contributions in Jane’s memory can be sent to Brookhaven Hospice, 6 Beech St., Framingham, MA 01701.
Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main St., Orange, is directing the arrangements.
You may offer your sympathy online at www.wittyfuneralhome.com.