Betsy was born in Boston, Massachusetts on 20 June 1963.  Born in the same hospital as her brother, Mike, St. Margaret's.  This time Brendan was in town for the arrival, along with grandparents, other relatives and friends. 

Pictures through the years



Betsy was married to Mark Cherry in 1989.  Mark enlisted in the US Air Force and was first stationed at Minot, ND, where son, Justin, was born.  Later he was sent to overseas duty to Lakenheath, England, where their daughter, Kourtney was born.  He returned to the states and was sent back to Minot.  He was subsequently stationed to Whiteman Air Force Base.  Mark retired from the military in November, 2007.  The family is still living near  Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, in Knob Noster.

Mark's Retirement, November, 2007



Justin had a big year in 2007 also.  He graduated, with honors, and was selected Salutatorian for his class at Knob Noster. He will be graduating May, 2012 from the University of Missouri, Cum Laude.  Then be commissioned into the Air Force and begin his jet pilot training.




Justin is now a pilot! June, 2014

He graduated in June, got his wings and is now stationed at the Air Force Base, Charleston, South Carolina.  Way to go Justin!!  We are so proud of you!



Kourtney graduated May,  2009, and is attending State Fair college to obtain her nursing degree.


Brady and Kourtney



Kourtney graduated with her RN degree, is working in a hospital in the ER and recently earned her BSN.  Way to go Kourtney!!!  She worked really hard to accomplish this.

The Cherrys, May 17, 2009

        Kourtney and her cousin, Britney


The Cherry's, November 2011, Cooper City, Florida