Theresa Mary (Sidoti) Terry, 93, residing in Sandusky, passed away early Monday morning, Dec. 9, 2013, at Stein Hospice Care Center after a lengthy illness.
Theresa was born Feb. 20, 1920, in Bellevue, to Joseph and Maria (Lopriesti) Sidoti.
She graduated from Bellevue High School. She retired in 1980 from the Scott Paper Company after 20 years of service. She previously worked at APEX and the JC Penny Company. Theresa was a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, the former IAB Club, and the Red Hats. In her spare time, she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Theresa is survived by her husband, Roy Terry, whom she married Oct. 17, 1942; her sons, Deane (Donna) Terry of Maryland, and Dennis (Lisa) Terry of Vermilion; grandchildren, Shana, Nickolas, Gina, Clayton, Kristin and Eric; two great-grandchildren, Langston and Charlie; sister, Betty Pretto of Sandusky; brother, Francis Sidoti of Fremont; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
In addition to her parents, Theresa was preceded in death by brothers, Charles "Collie," James, Samuel, William "Doc", Emiel, Emilio, and Tony Sidoti.
Friends may call 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1607 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky. A prayer service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m., at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 510 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Burial will be in Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Theresa's memory to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be shared at grofffuneralhomes.com.