Cheryl Fitzpatrick-Hey, 52, formerly of Northborough

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Cheryl Fitzpatrick-HeyRiverview, Fla. – Cheryl Ann Fitzpatrick-Hey, 52, of Riverview, FL passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, July 22nd in Lifepath Hospice House in Sun City Center, FL.

She is survived by her loving husband of 25 years, David A. Hey, Jr., and her two children, Conner F. Hey and Paxton D. Hey. She also leaves her siblings; brother Robert Fitzpatrick and his wife Kathy from Grafton, MA, and their children Jaime and Dylan; brother John Fitzpatrick and his wife Sue from Sandwich, MA along with their children Ryan, Meghan, and Emma; sister Annmarie Fitzpatrick from Augusta, ME and her children John, Eric, Daniel, Haylie, and Lexie; sister Cynthia Fitzpatrick of Brandon, FL and her children Kathryn and Stephen; and many extended family members and friends. Cheryl was predeceased by her parents Robert J & Patricia A (Garrigan) Fitzpatrick, her mother-in-law Janeen White and her canine babies Jackson and Eva.

Cheryl was born in Natick, MA, and grew up in Northborough, MA. She graduated from Algonquin Regional High School in 1987 and by 1996, she and David had moved to Boston, MA where she graduated from the University of Massachusetts – Boston. In 1999, Cheryl and David moved to Florida and she continued to reach for her dream as she was awarded her Master’s in Social Work from the University of South Florida in 2006.

Cheryl’s life passion was her family and helping people. Cheryl worked as a social worker for many years, most recently for Fresenius Healthcare. Conner, Paxton, and David were everything to her. She loved sitting on her back porch watching the birds, playing a board game with her boys, relaxing at the beach in Melbourne, FL (or any beach), traveling the world together including Japan, Germany, Austria, and Argentina, or just sitting together with her family each night, watching their TV shows and catching up on the day.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Cheryl’s name to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay.

Family and friends are invited to gather for a graveside service at 10 AM on Thursday, August 4th at Serenity Meadows, 6919 Providence Road, Riverview, FL.

Serenity Meadows Memorial Park Funeral Home & Crematory of Florida assisted with arrangements.