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Cheryl Morhart of Vavenby, BC, passed away in Vavenby on August 29, 2015 after a brave battle with ALS disease. She was 59 years of age. Born in Calgary, Alberta, on September 13, 1956, Cheryl is survived by her husband Wayne of Vavenby; sons Greg (Latisha) of Victoria, BC, Joe (Dominica) of Kamloops, BC, Eric of Alberta and Wayne (Sarah) of Vancouver, BC; daughter Lisa of Dawson Creek, BC; and by her grandchildren Jonah, Journey, Connor, Mark, Sierra, Lanaya, Micah and Tsion. Cheryl was predeceased by her father, John Beka and by her brothers Darren and Dwayne.
Cheryl named her janitorial company Can Do Cleaning. This name reflected her positive attitude to life. She worked under contract to provide cleaning for CanFor, and she took great pride in being “the crazy cleaning lady” at the mill. She was a hard worker and always said you’ve got to make cleaning fun. Her motto was “you need a Can Do attitude in a Can’t Do world!”
Most of all, Cheryl’s focus was on her family. She put the needs of others before her own. Even when she was diagnosed with ALS Cheryl remained extremely positive. She always had a smile on her face and a spark in her eye. Her warmth and positivity were infectious to everyone she encountered.
A funeral service for Cheryl Morhart will be held at the Clearwater Baptist Church on Saturday, September 5, 2015. Viewing will take place at 10:00 a.m.; the service will commence at 11:00 a.m. and interment will follow immediately at Riverview Cemetery, Clearwater. Tim Paquette to officiate. A reception will follow the graveside service. Rather than flowers, donations to the ALS Society (www.als.ca/en/donate) in memory of Cheryl Morhart would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to North Thompson Funeral & Drake Cremation Services, Clearwater, BC, 250-674-3030.
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