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Olly Cheeks

Sunrise: October 29, 1941–Sunset: May 19, 2019

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” Matthew 5:4

It is with heavy hearts and great sadness, the Cheeks family announces the peaceful passing of Olly Cheeks: Loving mother, aunt, cousin and dear friend to so many. Olly passed onto glory surrounded by her children, grandchildren, siblings and extended family on Sunday May 19, 2019, at NYU Langone hospital, Brooklyn, NY.

Olly was a fun loving person she was always joking around but will be more fondly remembered for her welcoming nature.  Olly opened heart and her home not only to her children but her nieces, nephews and whomever needed a place to stay, no matter how small her place was there was a space for you. she will forever live in our hearts.

Left to mourn her passing are her children; Tina , Nicole, Nicholas grandchildren; Erica, Howie, Christina, Isabella.  sister; Dolly, brother, Joey and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and extended relatives and friends.


Friday, June 7, 2019 

Frank J Barone Funeral Home
4502 Ave D  (between E 45th and E 46th streets)
Brooklyn, NY 11203

Viewing 3pm to 5pm / Service  5pm to 7pm. 

Repass will follow service at:

Tropical Reflections Hall

4501 Glenwood Road 

Brooklyn NY 11203


Tina Cheeks-Berry: 929-400-3982
Miyesha Cheeks: 917-853-5056
Eugene Cheeks: 609-977-8048


Saturday, June 8th. 2019, We will be lined up and leaving the Frank J. Barone
Funeral Home promptly at 10am to Rosedale Rosehill Cemetery in East Linden, N.J.


Hampton Inn Brooklyn
125 Flatbush Avenue Extension
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 875-8800 - or – 1(800) HILTONS to make reservations. Group code is “03022207."