Cheryl McNichols

Cheryl McNichols

August 19, 2013
Cheryl McNichols, Taylor, died Monday evening in the VNA Hospice at the Geisinger Community Medical Center after an illness.   

She was born in Scranton, daughter of Marion Atkinson Hanis of Taylor and the late Louis T. Hanis.  She was educated in Scranton Public Schools.  Cheryl was of the Catholic faith.   
The family would like to thank the entire staff of the VNA Hospice at the Geisinger Community Medical Center for the care and compassion shown to the entire family.


Also surviving are sons Keith of Florida and Ryan and his companion Jennifer Lita of Old Forge;  daughters Stacy McNichols and her fiancé Joe Tryonas both of Old Forge and Katelyn McNichols  of Scranton; her beloved grandchildren;  her brother Robert’s children who she loved and thought of as her own Brande and Allay Legora of Scranton and Robert Hanis of Taylor; a sister Marion “Princess” Grasso of  Taylor ; several nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly.

She was preceded in death by brothers Michael, Robert and Louis Hanis. Cheryl will be deeply missed by all those who knew and loved her.

Services and interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to and are under the care and direction of the Vanston & James Funeral Home 1401 Ash St. Scranton.


  1. Bridget Duggan

    I am so so sorry to hear about Cheryl. Princess, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your mom. If you need anything, please let me know. Love Bridget xoxoxoxo

  2. Katie

    Mom I’m so sorry the first year I missed your birthday yesterday I am so sorry my life is so crazy right now its stupid I’m not forgetting about you I promise. I could never you were my best friend. My rock I love and miss you everyday I want to get my life together so that one day I can get something special for you by our tree so I can go and see you and talk to you mom I’m so so so so so so so so sorry. I love you so so so so so so much and miss you so so so so so so much love your baby your chunky monkey thunder thighs

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