Cheryl Kay Mong, 62, of Martindale, went home to her Lord Jesus Christ, Thrusday, October 27, 2011, 1:55 p.m., at hospice of Lancaster County surrounded by her family and dear friends. She was born July 9, 1949, in Akron, OH.
Cheryl was married September 28, 1968 to Rev. Keith E. Mong. They have three daughters: Mrs. Valerie Schubert (Ed) of Honduras, C.A.; Sharon Hicks of Franklin, PA and Mrs. Robin Ace (Jeff) of Knox PA.
Grandchildren, her joy, are Wesley, Adam John and Cheynece Schubert; Scott Andrew, Jr. and Sami Andrea Burke and Kirsten Hicks; and Grant, Clint, Johnathan, Jhoselyn Ace, and one "on the way" in January.
Cheryl was a beloved pastor's wife and passionate mother who served with her husband at: Hubbard, OH; Johnstown, PA; Cedarville, IL; Seneca, PA; Winnebago,IL; and then Columbia, PA and presently Martindale, PA.
Cheryl was not only active in the church, but also was active in the community. She was a kindergarten teacher and later served as an administrative secretary at Christian Life School in Rockford, IL.
More recently in Lancaster County she ministered through the Susquehanna Valley Pregnancy Services in Columbia, the Lancaster County Prison and EXIT (ex-offenders in transition) and the Living Hope Counseling Center in Gap. Trips to Honduras provided rich oppertunities to minister with her daughter to the Honduran women. She raised up six spiritual granddaughters there: Maria, Jhoselyn, Eleni, Johana, Fany and Nadetie.
A Memorial Service of Triumph is planned for Saturday, November 19, 10:00 a.m., at Bridgeville Evangelical Congregational Church, Route 322 beyond Blue Ball, two miles east of Shady Maple Restaurant.
In lieu of floral tributes, Living Hope Counseling Center is one of the sources suggested by the family to receive memorial donations. (see Home page for contact inormation) For the full list see online obituary October 29, Lancaster New Era.