In memory of
Charmaine Viliunas "Sherri" Nicholas
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In memory of
Charmaine Viliunas "Sherri" Nicholas
Charmaine "SHERRI" Viliunas Nicholas - - March 6, 1941 - April 30,2019 Sherri was in the hospital April 1 thru April 30, with family by her side throughout. On April 30th @ 7:30am, Papa Joe was with her when she went peacefully to heaven. Mom said to Papa Joe, within the last day or two, "See You When I See You!" She was Born in Chicago, IL & went to St. Mary of Celle & Morton East High School. She was raised in Berwyn, IL, where she met Edward Viliunas at age 16 & married at 18. They had 5 children, Ed, Rob, Dawn, Michele & Nicole. In 1967, they bought restaurant from Grandma & built it into The Cabin Restaurant & Sherri's Boutique was upstairs. They were world renowned for Her Baby Back Ribs. In 1976, we moved to Palos Park, IL, where our parents bought their dream home. Sherri volunteered at age 6 for the March of Dimes, she was involved with United Way Foundation, American Cancer Society, (AHA) American Heart Assoc. (on her MENU at restaurant many items were approved by AHA. She was one of the 1st Women on the board of McNeil Memorial Hospital, Lyons Club - Citizen of the Year, & Berwyn Houby Parade Organizer. Sherri moved to Palm Springs in 1983, she married Joe Nicholas, May 6, 1985 to present. She was General Manager of Doubles Restaurant, now Spencer's in PS. She then got into the design & furniture business, was GM at Krauses. She followed her passion of design & designed beautiful Resin Tables, Paintings, Digital Art, Statues, throughout her life. She won awards all over the world for her art. She was invited to display her Art Work in Paris, France. She has many online shops, www.sherrisofpalmsprings.com . She was also a huge blogger, you could look her up & see her everywhere. Sherri's Art Work hung in Congressman Henry Hyde's office. Survived by Husband: Joe, Kids: Ed, Rob, Dawn, Michele & Nicole, Grandkids: Eddie, Alexis, Sydney, Melissa, Ruby, & Faithen, Great Grandson, Jeremiah Mom, we love you so much & are going to miss you!! Celebration of Life Sunday, May 19, 2019 @ 2pm Join us after for Coffee, Cake & Sherri's Art Date Palm CC Clubhouse 32600 Date Palm Drive Cathedral City, CA 92234
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In memory of
Charmaine Viliunas "Sherri" Nicholas
Charmaine "SHERRI" Viliunas Nicholas - - March 6, 1941 - April 30,2019 Sherri was in the hospital April 1 thru April 30, with family by her side throughout. On April 30th @ 7:30am, Papa Joe was with her when she went peacefully to heaven. Mom said to Papa Joe, within the last day or two, "See You When I See You!" She was Born in Chicago, IL & went to St. Mary of Celle & Morton East High School. She was raised in Berwyn, IL, where she met Edward Viliunas at age 16 & married at 18. They had 5 children, Ed, Rob, Dawn, Michele & Nicole. In 1967, they bought restaurant from Grandma & built it into The Cabin Restaurant & Sherri's Boutique was upstairs. They were world renowned for Her Baby Back Ribs. In 1976, we moved to Palos Park, IL, where our parents bought their dream home. Sherri volunteered at age 6 for the March of Dimes, she was involved with United Way Foundation, American Cancer Society, (AHA) American Heart Assoc. (on her MENU at restaurant many items were approved by AHA. She was one of the 1st Women on the board of McNeil Memorial Hospital, Lyons Club - Citizen of the Year, & Berwyn Houby Parade Organizer. Sherri moved to Palm Springs in 1983, she married Joe Nicholas, May 6, 1985 to present. She was General Manager of Doubles Restaurant, now Spencer's in PS. She then got into the design & furniture business, was GM at Krauses. She followed her passion of design & designed beautiful Resin Tables, Paintings, Digital Art, Statues, throughout her life. She won awards all over the world for her art. She was invited to display her Art Work in Paris, France. She has many online shops, www.sherrisofpalmsprings.com . She was also a huge blogger, you could look her up & see her everywhere. Sherri's Art Work hung in Congressman Henry Hyde's office. Survived by Husband: Joe, Kids: Ed, Rob, Dawn, Michele & Nicole, Grandkids: Eddie, Alexis, Sydney, Melissa, Ruby, & Faithen, Great Grandson, Jeremiah Mom, we love you so much & are going to miss you!! Celebration of Life Sunday, May 19, 2019 @ 2pm Join us after for Coffee, Cake & Sherri's Art Date Palm CC Clubhouse 32600 Date Palm Drive Cathedral City, CA 92234
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