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Cheryl A. Kester Mshar

April 29, 1960 ~ February 11, 2021 (age 60)


YOUNGSTOWN - Cheryl A. Kester Mshar, 60, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, Feb. 11, 2021, at her home surrounded by the love of her family.

Cheryl was born April 29, 1960, in Youngstown, and was a daughter of James Kester and Carol Bell Kester. She was raised by her mother and stepfather, Ralph Eckman, and lived her life in this area.

Cheryl was a graduate of Chaney High School and graduated from the Choffin School of Nursing. She worked as an LPN at Omni Manor Nursing Home before retiring on disability in 1989.

Mrs. Mshar was a diehard fan of the Cleveland Browns, and was a member of the Dawg Pound. She loved the time she spent with her family and friends, and she especially loved to watch her grandson, Andrew.

She leaves two daughters, Rebecca (James) Stanislaw of Youngstown and Jennifer Mshar (Stas Cherney) of Struthers; her mother, Carol Eckman of Youngstown; a sister, Myrna (Alan) Peachock; two brothers, Robert Kester and Kenneth (Nancy) Kester, each of Youngstown; two grandchildren, Andrew and Aiden; and sisters-in-law, Donna (David) Mottram, Mary Ann (Andy) Terlecky, Shelly Lawson, Shelia (Allen) Tensley, and Melissa Lawson.

Her husband, Nicholas Mshar, whom she married March 2, 1992, passed away Oct. 12, 2005. Besides her husband, her father, James Kester; her stepfather, Ralph Eckman; a brother, Jeffrey Kester; her mother-in-law, Ann Lawson; and two sisters-in-law, Sharlene Lawson and Sherry Sellers, are deceased.

Family and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 15, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown, where services will follow at 7 p.m. Please follow all current social distancing guidelines and health protocols when paying respects to the family and attending the visitation or service. To those who cannot attend, or are uncomfortable doing so at this time, please keep Cheryl and her family in your thoughts and prayers.

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Calling Hours
February 15, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kinnick Funeral Home, Youngstown
477 North Meridian Road
Youngstown, OH 44509

Funeral Service
February 15, 2021

7:00 PM
Kinnick Funeral Home, Youngstown
477 North Meridian Road
Youngstown, OH 44509


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477 N. Meridian Rd., Youngstown OH 44509
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