Loretta Cheek, 80, of Waynesburg, Pa., and formerly of Aleppo Twp., died at 2:30 p.m. Monday, October 28, 2013 in WVU Hospitals, Inc. (Ruby Memorial), Morgantown, W.Va. following a brief illness and will be sadly missed by her many friends.She was born May 8, 1933 in Ryerson Station (Richhill Twp.), Greene Co., Pa. a daughter of the late Harold Edward and Edith Evelyn Phillips Cunningham and had resided in Aleppo Twp. for 42 years prior to moving to Waynesburg in April of 2012.Mrs. Cheek attended the former Center Twp. High School in Rogersville, and attended the Waynesburg Bible Chapel in Waynesburg.She served as a notary in Aleppo Twp. for 25 years, a judge of elections in Aleppo Twp. for four years, and was a caretaker for the elderly for 33 years prior to retiring in 2012.She enjoyed crocheting, raising flowers, cooking and loved music.On November 3, 1952 she married Wylie Franklin Cheek, Sr. who died on July 1, 2006.Surviving are four daughters, Sharon, wife of Dennis Blouir and Jackie, wife of Chuck Stoneking, both of Holbrook, Pa., Dee, wife of Tink Eisiminger of Prosperity, Pa., Lori, wife of Jim Cowie of Greensboro, Pa.; two sons, Richard, husband of Candy Cheek and Wylie F. Cheek, Jr., husband of Terry Cheek, both of Wind Ridge, Pa.; 19 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; one sister, Patricia, wife of Bill Phillips of Ruff Creek; one brother, Bobbie, husband of Debbie Cunningham of Chisolm, Mn.; three step-sisters, Edis Hamilton of Moundsville, W.Va., Cathy Tustin of Rocklick, W.Va., and Joyce, wife of Fred Fryman of Martins Ferry, Oh.; one step brother, Roger, husband of Mary Cunningham of Cameron, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews.Deceased in addition to her parents and husband are a daughter, Wyletta Stewart; a granddaughter, Kalah Cheek; and a brother, Phillip Cunningham.The family suggests memorial contributions be made to your local chapter of the American Cancer Society.