Cheryl SeissName: Cheryl Seiss
Date of Death: March 30, 2013
Age at death: 69
Cheryl Seiss went home to the Lord on Saturday March 30, 2013 surrounded by her family. Cheryl was born on October 17, 1943 in Germantown, Pennsylvania. Cheryl is survived by her beloved husband of 37 years, Henry Seiss of Palmetto, Florida, her father William Embody of Bradenton, Florida, her brother, sister-in-law and nephews, Derek, Charlotte, Billy and Andy Embody of Odessa, Florida, her sister, Wendy Passman of Bradenton, Florida, her brother-in-law, John Seiss of Oxford, Florida, her sister and brother-in-law, Kathy and Gus Garcsar of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, her nephew and family, Scott and Melissa Garcsar, niece, Whitney Garcsar, cousin, Cindy Rowan of New Jersey, stepdaughter, Betsy Washington of Freemansburg, Pennsylvania and granddaughter, Remy Washington. Her mother, Geraldine Embody, her grandmother, Marie Gorman and her stepmother, Connie Embody predeceased Cheryl.
Retiring after 32 years at Bell Telephone of Pennsylvania Cheryl and Henry moved to Florida to enjoy the warm sunshine. She worked for the Manatee County Sheriff's Department for 15 years. In December 2012 Cheryl was named Bealls Humanitarian of the Year for her work with numerous agency fundraisers benefiting local organizations. The joys of Cheryl's life were her husband Henry, her work and dear friends at the Manatee County Sheriff's Department, her family, her sweet cats and ice cream. She had a special fondness for her friends on Sunday mornings at the beach. Her kindness and generosity drew everyone to Cheryl. Everyone whose lives she touched will miss Cheryl. Her family sends a special thank you to her dear friends Tami Harmount, Charla Eberly and Janet Loker from the Sheriff's Department for their kindness and support.
A Celebration of Cheryl's Life will be held from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on Sunday April 14, 2013 at the Perico Island Community Clubhouse at 11000 Perico Way in West Bradenton, FL. Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel, 604 43rd Street West, Bradenton, FL 34209 in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions in Cheryl?s memory may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 3200 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205 or to a favorite charity. Condolences www.brownandsonsfuneral.com.