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“MrDooley, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May Cheryl rest in peace.. ”
1 of 24 | Posted by: Nurse Chris Piscatelli - MA

“To Michael and the Chin/Dooley families - my deepest sympathies during this difficult time. Please let me know if there's anything I can do to help...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: MICHAEL MCLUCAS - Melrose, MA

“Cheryl was kind, selfless and never had a bad word to say about anyone. She had many of the traits of our Nana. Our family will miss her smile, her...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: Meredith and Rich Blair - Family

“Cheryl will always be remembered for her kindness and love. She was beautiful and funny, and we will miss her so much. We will cherish all the...Read More »
4 of 24 | Posted by: Lisa Bacon - Swampscott, MA

“Mike and family, I am very sorry for your loss. All of you are in our hearts. ”
5 of 24 | Posted by: Kevin Donovan - Middleboro, MA

“We are sending all of our love and strength to the entire family in this heartbreaking time. ”
6 of 24 | Posted by: Katie Freeman - Reading, MA

“Mike, Our deepest condolences to you and your family at this difficult time. We could see the true bond you two had for each other and the love you...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Rich and Barbara Rose - Townsend, MA

“In life you meet so many people, whether just for a brief moment or a lifetime. But only a few have the power to leave a mark on you that changes...Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Neeraj Gupta - Philadelphia, PA

“Cheryl was taken from all of us way too soon. She will be missed so much by our entire family. She was always so kind and loving. Rest in peace and...Read More »
9 of 24 | Posted by: Ken Chin - Castro Valley, CA

“Mike (entire Dooley family) Pat and Yem (entire Chin Family) My deepest condolences. No words can express such a loss. ”
10 of 24 | Posted by: Laura Yee Gray - Billerica, MA

“Mike (the entire Dooley Family), Yem, Pat, Jimmy (the entire Chin Family),Wishing you all my deepest sympathy, it was very sad to hear of Cheryl's...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: John Szto - MARBLEHEAD, MA

“Dear Mike, Yem, Pat, Jimmy, Kelsey and Families,We are heart broken to hear about the passing of Cheryl. She was one who never brought attention to...Read More »
12 of 24 | Posted by: Anne Chin - Wakefield, MA

“Mike, I am so very sorry to hear this sad news. Love, thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
13 of 24 | Posted by: Peg Waller - Lexington, MA

“May Cheryl rest in peace and her memory be honored forever. My deepest condolences to her family and especially to my good friend, Mike. ”
14 of 24 | Posted by: Todd Murphy - Danvers, MA

“Cheryl, you suffered so much in this life. It is heart breaking what you had to go through, but there were happy times in your life as well, like...Read More »
15 of 24 | Posted by: Arthur Yip - New York, NY

“Cheryl was a new born when I first met her. My mother was so happy to see a baby girl. She had always wanted a baby girl herself, but holding Cheryl...Read More »
16 of 24 | Posted by: Arthur Yip - New York, NY

“Cheryl was an absolute pleasure to work with at Circles. She was always so kind, gracious, helpful and encouraging. She had a beautiful smile and...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: Ashley E. Wilson - Stoneham, MA

“I can't begin to make sense of all that Cheryl and Michael went through. I am so sorry that she has passed. I will continue to pray that God gives...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Donna Errico - Family

“I worked with Cheryl at Circles for a few years. She was excellent company and fun to be around. She was both funny and kind, and she had a great...Read More »
19 of 24 | Posted by: Kate McCulley - Coworker

“Dear Mike, Yem & Pat, Jimmy & Kelsey & family and Dooley family,Our hearts are filled with deep sadness as we mourn your loss of Cheryl. She was so...Read More »
20 of 24 | Posted by: Jane Chin - Wilmington, MA

“May the cherished memories that you all have of Cheryl help to sustain you through your grief.So very sorry for your great loss,Ed and Rosemarie ...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: Rosemarie Gaffny - Salem, NH

“We lost a beautiful loving and caring daughter-in-law. We are devastated. Cheryl and Mike had a great relationship and were always there to support...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: SUSAN DOOLEY - Billerica, MA

“My Sympathies to the family... ”
23 of 24 | Posted by: Michael Rallo - Binghamton, NY

“Please accept our deepest condolences. Cheryl was a beautiful person inside and out. We have fond memories from our time at Bath & Body Works. She...Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: Diana & Brian Cavanaugh - MA


Waltham – Cheryl A. Chin, of Waltham, formerly of Burlington and Lowell, died on Thursday, February 18, 2021 in Tufts Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 39 years old.

Cheryl was born in Waltham on March 7, 1981, the daughter of Yem and Patricia (Wong) Chin. She was raised in Burlington where she graduated from Burlington High School. She later earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Until her illness she worked as a credit card company concierge. Cheryl enjoyed traveling with her husband, Mike to warm destinations near and far including the Caribbean and to Mexico but her favorite place was Disney.

In addition to her parents, she leaves her husband, Michael A. Dooley; her brother, James A. Chin (Kelsey); her father and mother-in-law, Michael and Susan Dooley; her sister-in-law, Kim Gray (Todd) and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be private.

Those wishing to view Cheryl's service may do so by visiting https://my.gather.app/remember/cheryl-chin at 11 a.m. on Friday, February 26th.

To help defray medical costs a fund has been set up at https://gofund.me/0e3fe840 The families thank you for your unwavering love and prayers in this difficult time.