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Cheryl “Cheri” McClurkin

June 8, 1962 – March 3, 2015

TBR/PR — Los Angeles, CA –(March 9, 2015) Multi award-winning Gospel recording artist, Donnie McClurkin and his Grammy-nominated siblings will say good-bye to their sister, Cheryl “Cheri” McClurkin during a homegoing service and celebration of life on Friday, March 13. The viewing for family and friends will be held from 5pm-7pm at Freedom Chapel, 641 Broadway in Amityville, New York (631)789-5050 and the service will begin at 7pm.

Cheri McClurkin passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 from complications of a massive coronary heart attack at 4:00pm/EST. Born in Amityville, New York on June 8, 1962, McClurkin sang and recorded with The McClurkin Family over the years. However, she is best known as a Playwright, who recently penned her life story in the form of a riveting play entitled, “A Cry For Help” that was produced by her own company, Cheronic Productions.

Cheri leaves behind six siblings: Marlene McClurkin Mason of Amityville; Donnie McClurkin of Rockville Center; Andrea McClurkin Mellini of Farmingville; Anthony McClurkin of Indiana; Tanya McClurkin Staples of Alabama; and Rafael McClurkin of Amityville; a grandmother; five children; twelve grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

All cards and condolences may be sent to the family in care of Perfecting Faith Church at 311 N. Main, Freeport,

New York 11520. The McClurkin Family would like to thank everyone for their continued prayers of support, and privacy during this challenging time.

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