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Official Obituary of

Cheryl Delores Aikens

October 7, 1961 ~ May 10, 2023 (age 61) 61 Years Old

Cheryl Aikens Obituary

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Cheryl was a loving and devoted Mother, Grandmother, Wife, Sister, Aunt & Friend. She wasn’t just a mother to her 8 Children, but a Mother to every and anyone in need. Known as “Ma” or “Momma” in every neighborhood she resided. She was full of life, laughter & color as she lit up every room she walked in. Her presence just couldn’t be denied. Cheryl was and Still is loved by many!


Cheryl is survived by her husband Ralph Harrell of 16 years, Her sisters Regina & Lisa, & Brother William


Her 8 children Kanesha, Benjamin, Sherlyn, Rondell, Johnathan, Davina, Ronesha & Regina.


Her Grandchildren Thomas, Curtis, Desean, Matthew, Hailey, Harmony, Jatoree, Inasia, Benito, Raine, Anastasia, Zoey, Neyamiah, Serenity, Ronnie-Jae, Ally, Amara, Elanie, Camrin.


Her Great Grand Children Isaiah, Milano, & Wynter.


Cheryl is preceded in death by her First Husband Luis Cruz.


Cheryl’s definition of family extends to not only blood but to everyone! We’d be remiss if we didn’t mention Ronnie Samuels & James Cox with whom she shared years and children with. Her daughter & son in laws Carlos Reyes, Camarys Battle, Andre Tyre, Pedro Cruzado, Timothy Cruz, Theresa Baldi, and not to mention her bonus grandchildren Aaliyah & Amare. Family was Limitless when it came to Cheryl Aikens.


Although we will miss you and need you here with us. We find solace in knowing you are reunited with your mother Gladys Aikens, your brothers Emery & Tommy Aikens, your sister Lorraine Aikens, your son William, your grandson Kamari and many more of your friends and family.

Rest In Peace, until we meet again.

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May 27, 2023

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Stradford Home for Funeral Services
1241 Castleton Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10310

Funeral Service
May 27, 2023

5:00 PM
Stradford Home for Funeral Services
1241 Castleton Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10310


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