Cheryl E. Emmett, age 64, of Linesville, passed away Wednesday, March 9, 2022 in UPMC Hamot.

She was born in West Virginia on August 27, 1957 a daughter of James R. Sowers and Barbara (Weston) Wolford. She was a graduate of Reynolds High School and was previously employed as a lumber broker at Tilden Hardwoods. She was a member of Zion's Reformed United Church of Christ. She enjoyed trips to the casino, traveling, attending flea markets, and spending time with family. Cheryl retired from the BLE/CN Railroad.

She is survived by her fiance, Mark Lasher of Linesville; four sisters, Barb Bookwalter and her husband Don of Mercer, Tammy Reed and her husband Dave of Fairport, NY, Pam Sykola and her husband Sam of Naples, FL, Jamie Nelson and her husband Greg of Cary, NC; two brothers, Daniel Hardesty and his fiance Shelly of Franklin, Randy Hardesty and his wife Laurie of Jackson Center; a niece and nephew who were like her children Amandia Covert and Robert Covert; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by her mother Barbara Wolford, father and step-mother James and Barbara Sowers, and a sister Cindy Covert.

Family and friends will be received on Monday, March 14, 2022 from 4:00-7:00pm in Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville. Burial will be in Shenango Valley Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Strayhaven Animal Shelter, 94 Donation Rd., Greenville, PA 16125.



  1. Carol Scelsi Laverty Carol Scelsi Laverty
    March 11, 2022    

    I went to school with Cheryl and she was the kindest girl in the school…very light hearted and would volunteer for anything going on. She was full of life and fun. I will miss her but I know she’s in good hands now with the Lord. My condolences to her family.

  2. Jeri Saal Jeri Saal
    March 11, 2022    

    Rest In Peace Cheryl

  3. Beverly Mortimer Beverly Mortimer
    March 12, 2022    

    Was always on facebook with her and she will be greatly missed. She always kept in touch with me as I was good friends with her mother who is also greatly missed.

  4. Anonymous Anonymous
    March 12, 2022    

    My sympathy to family. Cheryl was a gr

  5. Karen stegkamper Karen stegkamper
    March 12, 2022    

    My sympathy to family. Cheryl was a great friend. I will miss you! Love always….kk

  6. Debra M Ferrier Debra M Ferrier
    March 13, 2022    

    ❤️U soul Sister. But then you know that!
    Mark, Amanda & Bobby please except my deepest condolences.
    I will never forget you and Aunt Barbara too.
    I am grateful to have had you in my life, you made me laugh and we shared our grief. I will miss you my friend.
    Until we meet again..
    Much Love

  7. Anonymous Anonymous
    March 13, 2022    

    To Cheryl’s family.
    Please accept my deepest condolences.
    I met Cheryl several decades past when I wed her first cousin: David. Always a pleasure to be in her-company. And I am so grateful for Cheryl’s constant effort to to live and love. I am so grateful we had each other to share our grief journeys, support each other on this thing called life .
    You always made the effort to get together for vacations whenever we could.even though we lived so far away in Fl.;
    in my mind and heart tonight and every-night as say my prayers: I will miss my friend. Until we meet again!
    Cheryl, Mark, Amanda, Bobby and Ed. I love guys

  8. Dennis Osborne Dennis Osborne
    March 14, 2022    

    Mark & family. Sorry to here of Cheryl’s passing. My deepest condolences at this difficult time

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