Jack L. Cheatle | 52

October 4, 1968 - April 8, 2021

Jack L. Cheatle, 52, of 269 State Street, St. Marys, passed away after a brief illness Thursday, April 8, 2021, at UPMC Hamot in Erie.

He was born October 4, 1968, in St. Marys, the son of the late Charles L. and Martha E. Horning Cheatle.  Jack graduated from St. Marys Area High School, Class of 1986.  He worked in maintenance for various employers throughout his life, mainly with the powdered metal industry.  He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, and fishing.

He is survived by two sisters: Martha Poague (Brian) of Johnsonburg and Lauretta Zimmerman of Wilcox; by five brothers, Robert Cheatle of Wilcox, Charlie Cheatle (Michelle) of St. Marys, William Cheatle (Linda) of Kersey, Steven Cheatle (Lynette) of Janesville, WI, and Gordon Cheatle (Christine) of St. Marys.

In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by a brother, Christopher Cheatle, a sister in infancy, Kathleen Cheatle, and by a sister-in-law, Dorothy Cheatle.

There will be no visitation.

The family plans to have a memorial gathering for Jack on a date to be announced later.




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  1. I am so sorry for all of your family’s loss. I haven’t seen Jack in a while but he always could put a smile on your face. Sending hugs and prayers and with deepest sympathy. Jack will be greatly missed.
    Carol Braun Gray

  2. Sincerest condolences on the loss of Jack. Such a kind, fun loving soul. He always had a way of making one feel really special with his kind words and such a sincere laugh. He will be missed beyond words. I still can’t believe he is gone. One of the three Braun Girls, Vicky.

  3. So many fun times with Jack, we worked together at Rebco 33 plus years ago. We graduated together and had many outings with friends. Although it has been years since I have seen him, he will surely be missed !
    Prayers for the family.
    Lisa (Hasselman) Dunmire & family

  4. Jack was our classmate, we are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  5. To the family of Jack… Genetics may say we are cousins, but our hearts feel more like siblings. Jack may be gone, but memories of a kind, happy, fun loving guy will always remain. My deepest sympathy and love to all of you!

  6. We remember Jack playing ball with the neighbor kids. He was always kind. Our deepest sympathy!

  7. Jack was an old friend and a fun guy to be around. Sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  8. Jack was a great friend. He will be missed dearly. Thoughts and prayers for everyone.

  9. Jack was a good guy in the old neighborhood. He will be missed.

  10. Bill, Linda, and boys and family,
    So sorry to hear about Jack. You’s have my deepest sympathy. If there’s anything that I can do please let me know. God Bless.

  11. Family and loved ones, may God comfort you at this difficult time. God Bless.

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