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Cheryl Hollister

Cheryl Woods Hollister, 72; Native Daughter, Recognized By Pentagon

IN MEMORIAM: Cheryl Woods Hollister, 72;

Native Daughter, Recognized By Pentagon

Cherie Hollister

COOPERSTOWN – Cheryl (Woods) Hollister, 72, a Native Daughter of Cooperstown who was recognized by the Pentagon for community service during her years as a military wife, passed away Oct. 12, 2020, in San Tan Valley, Ariz., where she retired to be closer to her daughters.

She was born on March 29, 1948, at Bassett Hospital.  Cherie married Jeffrey Hollister in November 1972.

Between 1979 and 1994, Cherie was extremely active in the military communities where the family was stationed, and was recognized numerous times by the Department of Defense for her community service.

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