Michael Cherego, 74, passed away Sunday, January 19th, 2020 at his home in Wall Township. Born on August 13th, 1945 in Bayonne, NJ. Michael lived in Clark for most of his life before moving to Wall Township in 2006.
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Michael served six years in the United States Army Reserves. He worked in the claims department of Allstate Insurance Company for 35 years. In his spare time Michael enjoyed golfing, fishing and boating. He loved all sports, both as a player and spectator. Spending time hosting and cooking for large family gatherings brought him much happiness.
Michael was predeceased by his parents, Michael and Josephine Cherego, and by his brother James. He is survived by his loving wife, Marilyn; his daughter Kristen (Nikos) Lioutas of London; step-sons Casey (Beth) Hoerle of Westfield, Tim (Spring) Hoerle of Staten Island; and 5 grandchildren Christopher, Danny, Luke, Katie, and Madison Hoerle.
A visitation will be held at Dooley Colonial Home, 556 Westfield Ave, Westfield on Friday, January 24th from 4-8pm. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church in Westfield at 10am on Saturday, January 25th. Entombment will follow at St. Gertrude Cemetery in Colonia. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Michael's name to the Cardiac Amyloidosis Foundation, http://amyloidosis.org/