Cheryl A. DeScalzo, 54, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Friday, April 18, 2014, at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte.
She was born Oct. 15, 1959, in Staten Island, N.Y., to Thomas and Michelle (nee Muldoon) O’Connell, and moved to this area 35 years ago from there.
Cheryl was a homemaker, and was of the Catholic faith.
She is survived by her sons, Daniel (Marissa) DeScalzo of North Port, Fla., Cory DeScalzo of Port Charlotte, and Devin DeScalzo-Montgomery of Port Charlotte; daughter, Alicia DeScalzo of Lake Ronkonkoma, Long Island, N.Y.; parents, Thomas and Michelle O’Connell of Port Charlotte; brother, John J. (Michele) O’Connell of Port Charlotte; companion, John Morgan; and six grandchildren. Cheryl was preceded in death by her brothers, James in 1983, and Thomas Jr. in 1986.
A Graveside Service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 21, 2014, at the Restlawn Memorial Gardens Chapel in Port Charlotte, with mausoleum entombment to follow. Please visit Cheryl’s tribute wall at www.schelmfh.com to share memories and to send condolences to the DeScalzo family.
Arrangements by Paul Schelm Funeral Home, Lake Suzy, Fla.