Cheryl L. Silvonek
1960 - 2015
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Silvonek, Cheryl L.Cheryl L. (Lynn) Silvonek, 54, of Orefield, died Sunday, March 15, 2015. She was the wife of David L. Silvonek. Born in Lehighton, September 8, 1960, Cheryl was the daughter of Clark K. Sr. and Margaret E. (Watkins) Lynn of Jim Thorpe. She was employed as a medical secretary at Lehigh Valley Hospital, 17th & Chew Streets, Allentown in the Center for Women's Medicine for the last 30 years. Cheryl was a member of Jordan Evangelical Lutheran Church, Orefield. Survivors: In addition to her loving husband and parents; son, Alex Edward Silvonek, attending Duquesne University, Pittsburgh; daughter, Jamie Lynn Silvonek at home; brothers, Clark K. Lynn, Jr. and his wife, Tonya of Jim Thorpe, Jeffrey T. Lynn of Lehighton. Services: A private service to celebrate Cheryl's life will be held at a time convenient to the family. The Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc., in Schnecksville is in charge of arrangements. Online expressions of sympathy may be recorded at www.heintzelmancares.com. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Jordan Evangelical Lutheran Church Memorial Fund c/o the funeral home, P.O. Box # 196, Schnecksville, PA 18078-0196.



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Published in Morning Call on Mar. 18, 2015.
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March 11, 2020
Beautiful souls live forever.
John Resuta
Friend
May 18, 2016
You were the most amazing person I've ever met Mrs. Cheryl. May god be with you. We all love you

Love the Wagner's
Victoria Wagner
October 16, 2015
I went to school with Cheryl and she had an incredible personality. God Rest your Soul Cheryl. Such a beautiful girl.

John Resuta
John Resuta
June 9, 2015
MAY THE GRACE OF GOD BE WITH YOU.
DONNA SILVONEK
April 29, 2015
Dear Silvonek Family, Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the untimely demise of Mrs. Cheryl Silvonek. God bless her soul and grant you patience and forbearance in this difficult time.
Sincerely,
Faiyaz Ahmed and family
Faiyaz Ahmed
April 29, 2015
My sister-in law was the most beautiful person. Fun, caring, amazing mother and friend. I miss you so much Cheryl and I love you.
Ann Silvonek-Dempsey and Family
April 29, 2015
I just finished reading David Silvonek's interview in the Morning Call (4/29/15). I cannot imagine the anguish you and your family are experiencing and I send my deepest condolences to all of you.
Gary Gorman
April 23, 2015
Cheryl was always smiling, friendly and kind. I know she has her mansion in heaven.
Dottie Yeakel
April 9, 2015
No words can express my sorrow for the loss of Cheryl. My heart is broken for all of you. May you all find the strength to make it through this most tragic and difficult time. I pray that all of you will once again feel peace and happiness someday. Please accept my deepest and heartfelt regret and sympathy.
Connie Lynn
April 7, 2015
David, Alex, Jamie, Peggy & Clark,
Please accept our heartfelt condolences. Words cannot express our sorrow. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Cheryl was an amazing person and will remain in our hearts forever.
With caring thoughts,
Diane Meilinger-Burkhardt and
Greg Meilinger
April 6, 2015
Life is a wonder, May the Good Lord find forgiveness in all around you. May he give you the support that you will need to carry on without your wife and family member. Though there is no true answer you will bring Cheryl into your new Norm. Prayers are all around you in this time of need. Bless you all.
A friend
April 6, 2015
DAVID AND ALEX, sincere sympathies.
April 2, 2015
Dear David & family, I have no words. So saddened by your tragic family loss. You are on my mind & in my prayers!! God bless you & your family!
Dorene Wehr
March 30, 2015
Dear David , thinking of you ....thoughts and prayers are with you .... Stay strong ,sincerely Catherine Pinto
Catherine Pinto
March 29, 2015
Your family is in my prayers. May God Bless you with strength and peace in this time of sorrow, Trust in our God he will give you the strength that you need to heal!
Sherry Yocum
March 28, 2015
Dear David, Alex, Jamie, Peggy and Clark,
Words cannot express our sorrow and sympathy for you all. We are deeply sorry for your loss. Cheryl was a wonderful person. We will miss her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. With love and support,
Mike and Andrea Shemansky
March 25, 2015
I want to extend my deepest sympathy for the loss of such a beautiful person. I worked with Cheryl for over 10 years through the Cancer Program. She was a loving, caring, beautiful soul who would go the mile for anyone. My prayers are with your family.
Marian Dietz
March 24, 2015
Our heartfelt sympathy to the Silvonek Family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
The Colosimo Family
March 24, 2015
Dave, our deepest sympathy and prayers.
Ed and Carol Curtin
March 24, 2015
Dave,
We have no words. Our family is praying for your peace and strength.

Praying Daily,

The De Christopher Family
March 24, 2015
Dave- I grieve with you and your family over your tagic lose and the hard road ahead. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Janet Skee
March 23, 2015
My deepest sympathy for your loss. I have very fond memories of working with Cheryl in the CWM. No problem was too great or small for her to help resolve and she always did it with a smile. She will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Zona Farmer
March 23, 2015
Dear Silvonek family,
Prayers and love....
Monica Atlas
March 22, 2015
To the Silvonek & Lynn Families, I am So Sorry to hear about Our Cheryl, she was One of The Sweetest Girls I Know. I remember many Great Times with Her, going out to see 'The Results', when She worked for The Medical Center, as well as Doing Her Hair for Your Beautiful Wedding ! Just to name a few !I spoke with her, not too long ago about Those Good Old Days. . .I Will Cherish Those Memories & Remember Her Smile & Happy Spirit. . . I Loved Cheryl So Much. Your Families will be in my Thoughts & Prayers, May God Bless You All...
Jodie Long
March 21, 2015
To the husband and children of Cheryl, I am so sorry for your loss. I read the story on Morning Call and it just broke my heart. May peace and comfort eventually be with you.
Sarah R
March 21, 2015
Dave - I am so very sorry for the tragic loss of your wife Cheryl. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May you and your family find comfort in the support of each other and those who love you during this extremely difficult time. Sue Hartman
Susan Hartman
March 21, 2015
Praying for your Family.




Schnecksville Mpm
March 21, 2015
To the Silvonek and Lynn Families,
Although I haven't seen Cheryl in years, she was in our "click" in JT high school. I am so saddened by your tragic loss and I pray that God gives you strength and courage as you grieve. Cheryl hasn't changed since high school, always happy and smiling. God Bless You All.
Colleen (Bennyhoff)Serfass
March 20, 2015
We will Miss Your amazing presence here on this Earth, and an amazing 15 year friendship, May we one day drink our Mojitos together and knit our handmade Scarves together!
Love,
Brittany
Ingrid and
Intrigued Salon
Brittany
March 20, 2015
To the Silvonek Family:
Cheryl touched countless lives while she worked at the CWM. She meant so much to all who worked with her. I will always cherish her wonderful smile and cheerful personality. She is greatly missed.
Molly
March 20, 2015
Dave, I am so sorry for this tragic loss.
May the memories you have comfort you.
Brandi O'Donnell
March 20, 2015
Heartfelt sympathy to the Silvonek family. May Cheryl rest in peace . Praying for u all n may God give u strength to endure this most difficult time.
Audrey Beers
March 20, 2015
Our deepest condolences to your family. Our neighborhood of Green Hills is here to support you in any way possible.
Ewell Family
March 20, 2015
Cheryl was my coworker for more than 20 yrs. We either saw each other or spoke on the phone daily. She was always so helpful to me. Always smiling and laughing thru the stress of a busy office. She will be missed more than anyone will know. I pray for peace and comfort as you get thru this difficult time.
Jane Laudenslager
March 20, 2015
Dear Dave and Family,
Though we haven't seen each other in a long time, my heart was broken when I heard of the tragic loss of your wife Cheryl. I remember when you started dating and recall how sweet and bubbly she was . Always happy and outgoing. I can't imagine what you are going through but I do want you to know that I am thinking of you and praying God gives you the strength and support you need at this difficult time. Please know ALL of your old friends from home are here for you and hoping you are ok. God bless you and your family.
With deepest sympathy,
Cheryl(Barclay) Didyoung ,Lehighton Pa.
March 20, 2015
Our prayers are with you..

The Versages
March 19, 2015
Dave,
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Melanie Hess
March 19, 2015
My deepest condolences to the Silvonek and entire Lynn family. I have no words. I am so sorry. You are all in our prayers and thoughts. Love Shannon Hunsicker, Rene, Mieka and Mateo
Shannon Hunsicker
March 19, 2015
Dear Dave,so sorry for your lose. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your Family. Eric and Susan Borger
March 19, 2015
Snuffy, Mr. & Mrs. Lynn, David, Jeff and family. We are deeply saddened by the news about Cheryl. Although we never met her, even after being friends with Tonya and Snuffy all these years, our heart breaks for you all with this sudden loss. We hope that in time the pain will lessen and you will have some sense of peace. Please accept our sincere sympathy and know that we care for you all and are with you in spirit. Our thoughts and prayers for you will be constant through this difficult time.
Niki and Todd Lindsay
March 19, 2015
To the Silvonek Family, Although we never had the pleasure of knowing Cheryl, I will never forget this picture of this beautiful woman. My husband and I want to send our sincere condolences to your family. I pray for Cheryl, and for your family to find peace within your heart. With heartfelt sympathy, The Werley's at 5702 Haasadahl Road.
March 19, 2015
So Sad So Sorry! I am at a loss for words! You are all in our prayers!
Kevin Vehovic & family
March 19, 2015
Dear Silvonek Family,
Cheryl always had a wonderful smile and cheerful hello when bringing Jamie and Alex to Sunday school. My deepest condolences to you all. May God's peace and love help you through this very difficult time.
Donna Andersen
March 19, 2015
Dear David, Alex, Jamie, and Parents

My deepest sympathies to all of you, Cheryl was a dear friend n former co-worker, she touched the hearts of many , Gods Blessing to you.
Linda Pfeifly
March 19, 2015
Dear Alex & family,
I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. I can't stop thinking about all of you. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

With deepest sympathy,
Joanna Jaindl & family
Joanna Jaindl
March 19, 2015
Cheryl was so well liked by my family when she worked at the Medical Center in Jim Thorpe. We were so disappointed when she left there, and her name still came up in conversations over the years as to what a wonderful, happy person she was and she just made you feel so comfortable. We pray for God's peace & comfort for your whole family. May the precious memories you have of Cheryl soften your loss over time. God Bless.
March 19, 2015
Prayers for your family.May God watch over and comfort all of you.God bless you Cheryl.
March 19, 2015
To the Silvonek Family. Our deepest condolences to your family and our prayers are with you to get through this horrible tragedy. May God be with you so that you may heal in time.
Zaffiro Family
March 19, 2015
To the Silvonek Family,

My deepest sympathies are with you during this very tragic time. Cheryl was a wonderfully amazing person, so full of life and I'm truly blessed to have had the pleasure of knowing her. I pray that the lord brings you comfort and peace in knowing she's watching over you all.
Gina Figueroa
March 19, 2015
Please accept my sincere condolences, I didn't know Chery personally but we said hello to each other every day at the hospital. My prayers are with everyone in the family for strength to help you at this extremely difficult time.
Heidi Kistler
March 19, 2015
Your family is in my prayers. May God Bless you with strength and peace in this time of sorrow.
March 19, 2015
so sorry for your loss,
michael crowley
March 19, 2015
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for the tragic loss of your wife. Our prayers are with you for God's comfort, peace and love be with you and your family. Please do call on us if we can do anything for you Dave. God's blessings be with you
Kaymarie Suder
March 19, 2015
Dave
So sorry to hear of tthe lose of your wife. Prayers sent your way to be strong. Arlene
March 18, 2015
My sincere condolences and prayers for your family during this most difficult of times.
~Marianne B.
March 18, 2015
The Gospel of Mark 4:39.....Have faith and the storm will calm. Prayers to surround you all with patience, strength, love and the blessed Grace of God.
March 18, 2015
Dave,

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Tom and Jan Visco
March 18, 2015
Dave. I am so sorry for your loss. If you need anything don't hesitate to ask me. My prayers are with you and your family. All my love, Diana, fellow
Weis employee
Diana siegmund
March 18, 2015
Our deepest sympathies for your loss. Cheryl was a wonderful person. Always a pleasure to talk to over the years at lacrosse games and other activities with our kids. We will miss her. We wish peace and comfort for your family.
Lori, Houman, Sydney, Alyssa and Bayley Ahdieh
March 18, 2015
Cheryl was a wonderful co-worker, always smiling, and brightened everyone's day at CWM. My sincere sympathy to you and your family.
Mary Ann Moylan
March 18, 2015
Dave and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Cheryl was a wonderful woman. She was always so friendly and kind whenever we spoke. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Hillary Reichard
March 18, 2015
Dave, Alex, Jamie I was still living with my parents when I witnessed your family growing.
I wish you all a continued growth through this
difficult time. She was a great neighbor and co-worker! May the Lord watch over you all, as I know Cheryl will. God Bless!
Keith A.Young Jr.
March 18, 2015
My deepest condolences to the Silvonek family. Cheryl was such a wonderful woman so full of life. Her daughter Jamie would come over and play with my daughter. Cheryl and I would sit and talk for hours. She was such a beautiful soul. May the lord watch over her and give her eternal rest. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.
Jamie Valek
March 18, 2015
My deepest sympathy for your loss. It was an honor to know and work with Cheryl. My prayers to your family for God's peace and comfort.
Ann Marie Barilla
March 18, 2015
Diane Meilinger-Burkhardt
March 18, 2015
Our deepest sympathies to your family, Alex. May the memories of your mom keep her forever with you.
The Albertsons
March 18, 2015
In my thoughts and prayers . It was great knowing Cheryl and I'm honored to have had her as a friend . She was always happy and full of life. She will be greatly missed . A beautiful soul inside and out .
Colleen Boyle
March 18, 2015
My heart breaks for your family. Cheryl was, simple, a joy to work with. I will always hold a very special place for her in my heart. My thoughts and prayers I send for you today and always. May you find peace...
Cindy Dinsmore
March 18, 2015
Dear Dave,
So sorry for your loss.
Bob Lewis (hunting friend)
March 18, 2015
Our deepest sympathies for your loss. Cheryl was such a wonderful person. You are in our thoughts.
Scott, Nicky, & Spencer
Scott Weirbach
March 18, 2015
Dear David,Alex,Jamie,Peg & Clark,
Such a tragic loss of a wonderful woman.She was a delightful person a pleasure to know.
Words cannot express our feelings of sadness
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.May the Lord comfort you
and give you strength in the days ahead.Cheryl will always be remembered for her smile and bubbly personality. May she rest in peace.
Keith & Judy Young
March 18, 2015
My condolences to the Silvonek family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very sorrowful time. I wish you healing and peace.
Joan Pirog
March 18, 2015
My co-worker Cheryl..an unforgetable smile, eye expressions that could take you anywhere, and a laughter that echoes within our hearts. To her family, friends, and co-workers, may God Bless and keep us all in his healing hands.
Wendy Demjanick
March 18, 2015
Dave,
I am at a loss for words to express my feelings at your untimely loss of Cheryl. I wish only the best for you and your family at this somber time. If there is anything I can do for you please feel free to reach out to me.
Lane Freeman
March 18, 2015
Dear David, Alex and Jamie,
I knew Cheryl from the 4 years Jamie and my daughter were in lacrosse together. We sat together many times cheering for our girls. Cheryl was always such a bright light and always talked about the 3 of you with a smile on her face. I can't believe she is gone nor can I imagine what you all must be going through. We have been praying for your family. May the lord comfort your family during this tragic time of loss.
Matthew 5:4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.
Monica Glenn
March 18, 2015
Dear Alex and family,
My deepest and heartfelt condolences to you all. I am so sorry for your tragic loss. Although I didn't know Cheryl well, Ryan always spoke very highly of her. The few times that we talked, she was full of smiles and seemed such a happy person. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May you find peace.
Laurie Szoldatits
March 18, 2015
Such a Tragedy, prayers for all of you.
March 18, 2015
David, Alex, Jamie, Peggy & Clark:
I am deeply saddened by your loss that was so unexpected. Cheryl was such a ray of sunshine on a cloudy day. Her bubbly personality was contagious. I know you from my parents as you were neighbors and we attend the same church.
Please lean on your family and friends for support during this sorrowful time. We are here for you ~
I hope that the outpouring of sympathy you are receiving is some consolation to you that you cared about and loved. We ALL share your loss of a dear Wife, Daughter and Mother.You ALL will be in my thoughts and prayers ..
Laura Young Garrison
March 18, 2015
LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPITAL EMPLOYEE
March 18, 2015
Dave, my most heartfelt condolences to you and your family.
Walt Fedio
March 18, 2015
Dear Dave,
Brian and I are so sorry to hear about the lost of your loving wife.Know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this time.
Brian and Cindy Holobusky
Brian and Cindy Holobusky
March 18, 2015
My condolences to Cheryl's entire family. May our Lord hold you close at this most difficult time, wrap His arms around you, bless each of you with the strength you need, and carry you through. May your loving memories of Cheryl help comfort you. God Bless Cheryl and as she enters her journey to eternal life, may you find peace.
Kim Hunsicker
March 18, 2015
Dear David and family,
Out thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time. May god bless and keep all of you.
Karl, Mary and KAS Semancik
Karl Semancik
March 18, 2015
Dear David and family,
Out thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time. May god bless and keep all of you.
Karl, Mary and KAS Semancik
Karl Semancik
March 18, 2015
David, Alex, Jamie, Peggy and Clark,

Our deepest and most heartfelt sympathy to all of you at this very sorrowful time. Words cannot express the grief we feel for your tragic loss. Cheryl will always be remembered as a wonderful friend and neighbor, with a big smile and happy personality. It is our prayer that our caring and compassionate Lord wraps His loving arms around all of you and holds you during the difficult days ahead.
Debby and Mike Christman
March 18, 2015
Silvonek Family,
Although I did not know Cheryl, my son is friends with Alex and my heart hurts for the whole family. My God hold you in his hands as you make your way through this unimaginable tragedy. God bless you all. My deepest sympathies.
JoAnn McGovern
March 18, 2015
To the Silvonek family, my deepest sympathies to you all. I knew Cheryl from work. She was a kind and wonderful person. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless, Trasey R.
March 18, 2015
So sorry for your loss. Eternal rest grant unto Cheryl O Lord. Let perpetual light shine upon her. May she rest in peace.
Von & Jane George
March 18, 2015
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