Cheral L. Steinhelfer

October 03, 1952 ‒ January 30, 2015

Mount Gilead, Ohio

Cheral L. Steinhelfer, age 62, of Mount Gilead, died Friday, January 30, 2015, at Woodside Village Care Center following a battle with cancer.

On October 3, 1952, Cheral was born in Mount Gilead, Ohio, the daughter of the late Charles and Mary Jane (Dowalter) Sherbourne. She graduated from Mount Gilead High School.

For many years, Cheral worked as a cashier at Lawson’s in Mount Gilead, Duke Duchess Shoppes in Mount Gilead and Cardington, and Kinsell Foods in Cardington.

Having a heart of gold, Cheral always put the needs of others before her own.

She will be dearly missed by her three children: Thomas Steinhelfer, April Greene, and Michael Sherbourne; 7 grandchildren; two brothers: Dan (Barb) Sherbourne, and Leonard (Cathy) Sherbourne; two sisters: Sharon Martinez, and Sheila (Ken) Eichhorn; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Her family shared a special celebration of life service with her on January 18, 2015.

Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to have been chosen to serve Cheral’s family and your condolences may be expressed to them by visiting

  • We are so sorry for your loss. May God bless you with his comfort and peace during this time.

  • So sorry to learn this news. I send my condolences to each of you at this difficult time. Love and prayers for His comfort in the days ahead.

    Kathy Salisbury Boggs

  • So sorry to hear of Cheral’s illness and passing. She was a very friendly loving soul who we know you will miss tremendously. Prayers go out to all the family.

  • My deepest condolences to all the family. I knew Cheral for many years. She was a very loving and caring person. She will be dearly missed by many. We had a lot of good times.

  • So sorry for the loss of Mrs. Steinhelfer. Knew her for a long time. Always very happy and had a big smile on her face. So sorry for you’re sadness Tommy.

  • I wish I could’ve been there..I miss and love you all..I’m always here if you want to talk..I love and miss you Cheral..