Cheryl A. Hutchinson Stock, 62, died unexpectedly July 24 at Milford Regional Medical Center after a brief illness. She was the daughter of Pauline M. (Greene) Hutchinson and the late Roland Hutchinson.
Cheryl was born in Peterborough, New Hampshire, and grew up in Hopkinton. In 1974 she graduated Hopkinton High School, where she first met her longtime partner and best friend, William McGrath. She raised two daughters, Cassie-Leigh, who precedes her at the river by just eight short days (Oct. 23, 1984 to July 15, 2019) and Randle Rae Stock Sbordone, who will love and honor the two of them for the rest of her life. She was known as “Mama Stock” to innumerable young people wherever she went and lived her life with an open-door policy to offer love, support and her beautiful smile to anyone who crossed her path. Although she was petite in stature, as her daughter, Cassie-Leigh, she lived her life with a vigor and heart that immediately filled the spaces she entered. She enjoyed gardening, old movies, laughing and spending time in the beautiful home created by herself, William, and their adoring cat, Irma. Her lasagna and desserts will continue on as family legend. She was glamorous, welcoming, smart, silly, creative and so, so special to all those who love her.
Cheryl also will be loved and remembered by sister Sharon Hutchinson, brother Michael Hutchinson, nieces Kaylyn, Tera, Karie Ann, Meghan and Nicole, and nephews Johnny, Rick and Mikey, as well as Christopher, husband to her daughter Randle, and Jamie, lifetime partner and BFF to her daughter Cassie-Leigh, and all of her “lake kids” and assuredly everyone else she met.
A memorial service was held Aug. 1 at the Callanan Cronin Funeral Home in Hopkinton (callanancronin.com).