Cheryle Renee Pringle
February 8, 1962 - May 5, 2023
Cheryle Renee Pringle, age 61, of Newark, DE, passed away on Friday, May 5, 2023.
Born in Philadelphia, on February 8, 1962, she was a daughter of Stanley and the late Josephine (Ware) Pringle. At an early age it was apparent that Cheryle was blessed with artistic talent along with being academically gifted. While still in high school, she was awarded a scholarship to attend Moore College of Art in Philadelphia on the weekends. At Moore, she enhanced her talent by learning formal artistic techniques. After graduating Valedictorian from West Philadelphia High School, Cheryle studied engineering and art at the University of Pennsylvania. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil and Urban Engineering in 1984.
Cheryle was a licensed professional engineer in Delaware and retired from a long outstanding career at Delmarva Power, where she was an engineering and business Manager. She was an entrepreneur and owner of Peach Blossom Creations, LLC, her online creative art and fashion doll clothing business.
Cheryle had served on the Delaware Chamber of Commerce, the Miss Utility of Delmarva Board of Directors, and the Delaware State Arts Council. She had served as Trustee/Treasurer of Shiloh Baptist Church of Wilmington, DE. She served on the Leadership Enrichment Arts Program (LEAP) Board of Directors. She was a 2006 Black Achiever, a Howard High School mentor, and a member of the Society of Women Engineers and the National Society of Black Engineers.
Cheryle is survived by her daughter, Britney Pringle; sisters, Marie Bey (Antoine), Lisa Young (James), and Michelle Pringle; uncles, Nathaniel Ware (Priscilla) and Richard Taylor, Jr. (Debi); several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews; and her purr-fect feline companion, Jade.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Cheryle’s name to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741 or online by clicking here or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online by clicking here.