Sally Cherrington-Beggs, 52, died Saturday, March 17, in her home in Newberry, SC. Born in Allentown August 20, 1959, she was the daughter of the late James and Doris (Fetterman) Cherrington. A 1977 graduate of Allen High School, she graduated valedictorian from Susquehanna University and went on to earn her Masters and Doctorate degrees from Yale University. She served as the organist at St. Catherines of Sienna church in Allentown and workedfor Allen Organ, before moving to Chicago and then to Newberry, SC where she was a music professor and department chairman at Newberry College. Survivors: Sally is survived by her husband, Mike Beggs; her two sons, Zachary and Nathan; her sisters, Linda Svok, wife of George Svok, Peggy Reese, wife of David Reese; six nieces and nephews and five grandnieces and nephews. Services: A memorial service will be held in April in Newberry, SC. Contributions: In her honor can be made to the Newberry College Music Department or to cancer research.
Published in Morning Call on Mar. 20, 2012.