In Memory of






Obituary for Cheryl L. "Sherry" Dow (Derouchie)

MASSENA – Cheryl M. “Sherry” Dow, 65, a resident of Spruce Street, unexpectedly passed away Wednesday morning, December 25, 2019 at Massena Memorial Hospital.

Sherry was born September 26, 1954 in Massena, the daughter of the late Francis A. and Sally (Barton) Derouchie. She attended St. Lawrence Central School and achieved her GED in 1995. On March 3, 1976, she married Theodore W. Dow at St. Patrick’s Church in Hogansburg.

Sherry was a homemaker and mother. She cherished the time she spent in her home and enjoyed putting puzzles together, doing crosswords, and coloring.

She is survived by her husband, Ted; her children and their spouses, Jamie and Corina Dow and Katrina and Ray Mere, all of Massena; her grandchildren, Marissa, Athea, Corbin, Niko, and Jaxx Dow and Alainna Mere; and her great granddaughter, Adalyn. Sherry is also survived by her sister, Cathy Tassie of Bradenton, Florida; her brothers, Francis Jr. and Debbie Derouchie of Bradenton, Florida; Daniel and Holly Derouchie of Fort Covington; Randy and Barbara Derouchie of Brasher; and Wayne and Julie Derouchie of Malone; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends may call at the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, on Saturday 2-4:00 and 7-9:00 PM. There will be no funeral services. Burial will be in the spring in Calvary Cemetery, Massena.

In lieu of flowers those wishing, may consider donations to Massena Humane Society in her memory.