Obituary: Audrey (Marsh) Cherin
Audrey (Marsh) Cherin of Hanover, New Hampshire, a former longtime resident of Montclair, died on Sept. 20, 2022, nine days short of her 89th birthday, after a brief illness.
Mrs. Cherin was born in 1933 in New York City to Leonore (Ehrlich) and Samuel Marsh, a well-known typographer and graphic artist who, among other accomplishments, designed several U.S. postage stamps.
She was raised in Mamaroneck and Larchmont, New York, and attended Oakwood Friends School in Poughkeepsie, New York. She attended Antioch College in Ohio and received a bachelor’s degree in English from Hunter College in New York City.
Mrs. Cherin taught at Watchung School prior to the birth of her first child. Some years later, she returned to school to earn an M.A. in psychology and worked as a school psychologist for the Montclair Public Schools.
She earned a certificate in marriage and family counseling and was employed as a psychotherapist at the Montclair Counseling Center for many years.
Later in life, Mrs. Cherin traveled as a volunteer with Operation Crossroads Africa and worked with Habitat for Humanity. She was also an avid tennis player and lover of the arts.
She is survived by her children, Eva Cherin (Craig Rudman) of Denver, Colorado, Emily Cherin of Medford, Massachusetts, and Jonathan Cherin of Berkeley, California; her sister, Ellen Marsh, of Gwynedd, Pennsylvania, and five grandchildren, Dr. Jordan Rudman, Hannah Rudman, Samuel Cherin, Elijah Cherin and Gabriel Cherin.
Mrs. Cherin was preceded in death by her husband, attorney Richard Cherin. They were residents of Montclair for over 40 years. In 2003, they retired and moved to Hanover.
Donations in her memory can be made to the Jack Byrne Center for Palliative & Hospice Care, 154 Hitchcock Loop Road, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03766.
Arrangements were by the Cremation Society of New Hampshire.