Cheryl Cloward, 68, passed away peacefully Friday, July 3rd 2020 at her care facility in Rancho Bernardo, after a bout of pneumonia that ultimately took her home. A private graveside service will be held this Thursday, July 9th at Nuevo Memory Gardens Cemetery, Ramona Ca.
Predeceased by her parents Rance & Mildred Pierce.
Survived by her husband of 47 years, Ashley Cloward.
She is lovingly remembered by her children Jeannette Renee and her husband Duane Silveira, Emily Diane, Lisa Marie and Wesley James Cloward; grandchildren Taylor Lee Lueck, whom she raised as her second son, Lily, Caitlin and Paige Silveira, Cameo Jane Malloy; great grandchildren Aiden Lueck and Bella; brothers Joseph, Dennis and Michael Pierce; sisters Patricia Merek and Linda Perkins. She is also lovingly remembered by numerous nieces and nephews and by countless children that were under her loving guidance as their day care provider.
Cheryl Darling Pierce was born August 1st, 1951 in New Bedford, Massachusetts to parents Rance and Mildred Pierce. Growing up in various cities and towns throughout the United States, Cheryl ultimately found home in California at the age of 10. After marrying Ashley Cloward and having started a family of their own she fulfilled the requirements for her Child Care Certificate. She soon opened her home to care for neighborhood families. Upon moving to Ramona in 1984 she opened Cloward Family Day Care. Here she continued to provide care for more children than one can count. Her capacity to nurture others children as her own was a gift she gave freely and without hesitation.
Bonham Bros & Stewart Mortuary and Cremation Service is assisting the family.
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