CHERYL M. Van Keulen

CHERYL M. VAN KEULEN Cheryl M. Van Keulen 67, of Vero Beach received her angel wings November 17, 2012 after a courageous battle with Pancreatic Cancer. She was born in New Haven, Connecticut on March 16, 1945 to Alfred and Gladys Melillo. Cheryl graduated from East Haven High School in 1963. She is survived by her husband Jerry Van Keulen, whom she married on June 12, 1978. She was the dining room supervisor and waitress at the Vero Beach Yacht Club for the past 24 years. Before that she worked several years at the Riomar Bay Yacht Club. Cheryl is survived by her two daughters: Heidi A. Van Keulen of Charlotte, NC; Michelle T. Van Keulen of Vero Beach, FL and one grandson Alexzander Wyatt Van Keulen of Vero Beach, FL. Cheryl is also survived by three older siblings: Gladys Brown of Vero Beach, FL; Barbara Chamberlain of Branford, CT; and Alfred Melillo of Arlington, TX. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 AM, November 23, 2012 at Christ Church of Vero Beach, 925 14th Avenue, Vero Beach, FL. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been set up for Cheryl's grandson's education, Alexzander Van Keulen at Wells Fargo Bank. An online guestbook is available at www.strunkf uneralhome.c om Paid Obituary

Published in the TC Palm on Nov. 20, 2012