About Cherry’s Lounge
The Founding Father of Cherry’s Lounge, Mr. Leroy H. Cherry served as the owner and sole proprietor from 1980 – 2000. He was a longshoreman, proud member of the Friendship Masonic Lodge in Jersey City, lifetime member of the NAACP, loving husband, father, and friend to many. A strong man with great vision and determination. He was well respected within and outside of his community. He left behind his loving wife Mervel to carry his torch. Leroy’s legacy carries on today and has left an indelible mark on Jersey City and particularly the Greenville Community. As Cherry’s Lounge has been a source of fundraising and sponsorships for various community based groups, athletic teams, and a proud employer of residents of the immediate community. Leroy Cherry is Black History! Come experience his legacy!