Amanda Pearsall

Charlotte resident Amanda Pearsall, 86, passed away peacefully March 19 in Charlotte. An Upsala College graduate, she moved to Livingston, N.J. in 1963 and founded Strawberry Hill Nursery School in 1974. Amanda was a longtime member and senior warden of St. Peter’s Church in Livingston.  She moved to Charlotte in 1988, where she was assistant director of the Charlotte Community Library and served on the board for Camp Frances.

She is survived by her sister, Dawn Vander Ploeg (Randy); brother, Wilson Cheney (Joni); children, Randy Pearsall (Josanne), Stuart Pearsall, Heather McGrath (Bill), Becky Scott (Brad), Kari Wright (Todd); and seven grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Charlotte (MI) Community Library or Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation (NJ) for Long Term Care in memory of her granddaughter, Taylor Pearsall.

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