Susan Violante, known as “Cheech” to friends and family, lost her beloved husband Martin to brain cancer just over a decade ago.
As the future they’d planned together came to an abrupt end, she and their three daughters were left to care for each other as best they could.
Violante’s faith and support from loved ones sustained her those first few years after his death, but then she felt stuck. She needed something to focus on and help her grow through the pain of loss.
That’s when she heard about Chris Tybor and his gym, ChrisFit, named Best Gym gym by the Niagara Gazette two years running.