Theresa Patriarco DeRosa, 94, died quietly on Sunday, April 28, 2019. Theresa was born in NYC in 1925, as a young woman she worked for Associated Press, she married her childhood sweetheart Frank in 1947 and then dedicated herself to raising her daughters before re-entering the work force as a full-time bookkeeper for DEC Copiers.
Theresa was predeceased by her beloved husband, Frank DeRosa (2015) and her dear daughter, Marie DeRosa Gritz (1995)
She is survived by her devoted daughter Paula Wurf and husband Chuck, her son in law Larry Gritz, grandchildren; Keith, Tracey, Michael (Kristen), Lauren (Ian), Frank, great grandchildren; Aubree, Brynn, Jake, Chase, Elle and Blake.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, May 6, 2019 at 11am at St. Margaret’s of Antioch Parish, Pearl River, New York, cremation will be private.
Donations made be made in Theresa’s memory to Meals on Wheels 121 West Nyack Road, West Nyack, NY 10994
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